38+ Best Emo Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational emo quotes will encourage growth in life, make you wiser and broaden your perspective.

Famous Emo Quotes

Love is blind, but desire just doesn’t give a good goddamn — James Thurber

I realize I look very hip hop but I’m really more emo with a definite Brazilian flavor. — Jim Gaffigan

Throughout our lives we long to love ourselves more deeply and to feel connected with others. Instead, we often contract, fear intimacy, and suffer a bewildering sense of separation. We crave love, and yet we are lonely. Our delusion of being separate from one another, of being apart from all that is around us, gives rise to all of this pain. — Sharon Salzberg

I was able to come up with a couple articles for the magazine, I was able to solicit help from a bunch of my friends to contribute pieces: Patton Oswalt, Seth Green, Emo Phillips, Chris Hardwick, John Hodgman, and more. It’s very much a Weird Al themed issue, so I’d like to think that there’s a lot of Weird Al flavor throughout but I think it’d be generous really to call me an editor. — Al Yankovic

Sam:Okay, what words would you use then? I leaned back in the seat, thinking, as Sam looked at me doubtfully. He was right to look doubtful. My head didn’t work with words very well- at least not in this abstract, descriptive sort of way. Grace:Sensitive I tried. Sam translated: Squishy Grace:Creative Sam:Dangerously emo Grace:Thoughtful Sam:Feng shui. I laughed so hard I snorted. Grace:How did you get feng shui out of thoughtful? Sam:You know, because in feng shui, you arrange funiture and plants and stuff in thoughtful ways. — Maggie Stiefvater

We played in Texas about a year ago, at Emo’s, the famous country and western club in Austin. And I figured, well, if I’m finally gonna die onstage, that’s where it’s going to be! — Alan Vega

The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom. — Isaac Asimov

Emo is pathetic. It’s a tired attempt at making bad music cool, all while rocking dumb haircuts and unisexual belts. Furthermore, adding the suffix ‘-core’ to a description doesn’t make it innovative. It makes you look like a tool with no imagination. — Corey Taylor

Why can’t love be a fairy tale? — Amy Davis

So many nights I cried myself to sleep. Now that you love me, I love myself. I never thought I would say this. I never thought there’d be you. — Amy Lee

The most violent friendships soonest wear themselves out. — William Hazlitt

sensitive, I tried. Sam translated, squishy. creative. Dangerously Emo. thoughtful. Feng shui. — Maggie Stiefvater

I’m sure there are people who say like, I was wearing weird emo eyeliner, but there’s something pretty embarrassing about the jazz phase. — Nick Kroll

Her love was trembling in laughter on her lips. — Oscar Wilde

I have no interest in emo. I’m all about rap metal. — Rivers Cuomo

The sad truth is that most evil is done by people who never make up their minds to be good or evil. — Hannah Arendt

When I was a kid my parents used to tell me, Emo, don’t go near the cellar door! One day when they were away, I went up to the cellar door. And I pushed it and walked through and saw strange, wonderful things, things I had never seen before, like… trees. Grass. Flowers. The sun… that was nice… the sun.. — Emo Philips

I keep thinking about blood, I dream about it. Wake up thinking about it. Pretty soon I’ll be writing morbid emo poetry about it. — Cassandra Clare

I’ve never recognized ’emo’ as a genre of music. I always thought it was the most retarded term ever. I know there is this generic commonplace that every band that gets labeled with that term hates it. They feel scandalized by it. But honestly, I just thought that all the bands I played in were punk rock bands. The reason I think it’s so stupid is that – what, like the Bad Brains weren’t emotional? What – they were robots or something? It just doesn’t make any sense to me. — Guy Picciotto

Unicorns are real and emo is imaginary. — Mikey Way

Wanna rock you, girl, with a butterfly tunic. / No, I’m not gay, I’m just your emo enuch. / Gonna smile real shy, won’t cop a feel, / ’cause I’m your virgin crush, your supersafe deal. / Let those other guys keep sexing. / You and me, we be texting / ’bout unicorns and rainbows and our perfect love. / Girl, we fit together like a hand in a glove. / Now I don’t mean that nasty, tell your mum don’t get mad. / I even wrote ‘You’re awesome’ on your maxi pads. — Libba Bray

Eve: Shut up, we have zero time for you and your bullshit dramatics Monica: Or what, you’ll bleed on me, Emo Princess of Freakdomonia? Claire: Fine. You come with us. If you get in my way, I’ll kill you. — Rachel Caine

Poetry is just so emo. he said. Oh, the pain. The pain. It always rains. In my soul. — John Green

Do not assume that he who seeks to comfort you now, lives untroubled among the simple and quiet words that sometimes do you good. His life may also have much sadness and difficulty, that remains far beyond yours. Were it otherwise, he would never have been able to find these words. — Rainer Maria Rilke

Emo is over, you can all go home now — Pete Wentz

Emo always meant emotional. Any kind of art or music should be emotional. If its not, than it’s pretty much just a jingle selling bleach or pizza. — Frank Iero

They call me Good Time Emo. Because I love a good time! And my name is Emo. — Emo Philips

When people hear our record, they’re not going to be able to put us into the ‘New Metal’ category or the ‘pop-punk’ category or the ‘aggressive emo’ category. I think people will be able to take it for what it is. — Bert McCracken

It’s ignorant! The stereotype is guys that are weak and have failing relationships write about how sad they are. If you listen to our songs, not one of them has that tone. Emo is bullshit! If people want to take it for the literal sense of the word, then yes, we’re an emotional band, we put a lot of thought into what we do. People always try to stereotype us, but we don’t fit the emo stereotype. — Brendon Urie

Feast for the Fisherman, the ultimate emo band. Said to be sold with a complimentary prescription for antidepressants and a free flatiron. — Libba Bray

When I was a kid my dad would say, Emo, do you believe in the Lord? I’d say, Yes! He’d say, Then stand up and shout Hallelujah! So I would … and I’d fall out of the roller coaster. — Emo Philips

If I’m too old to be Emo, how do you account for the very Emo and very old Edgar Allan Poe? Checkmate! — John Green

So people keep asking me what this badge is for… this badge makes me the sheriff, the sheriff of Emo town, so get your straight irons and eyeliner ready! — Gerard Way

Creative Dangerously emo. — Maggie Stiefvater

No matter how much you care about a person, you have to be able to know that you can sit down at night and be happy with who you are without that person. That’s really hard when you’re a lonely emo kid. — Justin Vernon

They are called ‘Emos’ now, and before that they were ‘Goths.’ They didn’t have a name for it when I was one, but I was that black-wearing teenager and yes, I wore a little eyeliner. — Mark Gatiss

I Just Got So Emo That I Just Fell Apart!! — Gerard Way

People come up to me and say, ‘Emo, do people really come up to you?’ — Emo Philips

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