78+ Best Messed Up Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Messed up means unhappy and emotionally confused. Profoundly inspirational messed up quotes will challenge the way you think, change the way you live and transform your whole life.

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Famous Messed Up Quotes

I’m all about showing people that I’m a little messed up, I have a lot of the same problems you have. By exposing myself and putting myself out there, people can relate to me and my act won’t grow stale. I mean, nobody wants to hear a comedian say, ‘Life is great.’ — Gabriel Iglesias

When I see something messed up, I’m going to challenge it. — Martha McSally

I’m my worst critic, and I like the fact that I can listen to myself now and make fun of myself, listen, make changes – ‘Oh, man, that’s messed up. Okay, I need to work on that; I need to work on this.’ — Mary J. Blige

I hurt my knee, and that messed up my running, and boy did that ever just have a cascade effect. I’ve gained about thirty pounds that my doctors have screamed at me about. I’ve got to get that off, and I know that. — Mike Huckabee

People find it hard to place me. I’m doing pop, but I’m this weird quirky Dane that used to be in a punk band. And she’s singing about being messed up but at the same time she seems normal? I don’t know. — MO

Very often at the end of ‘The Sopranos’ you get the feeling that its not under control, you should be very worried, and life is kind of really, really messed up at lot of times. It leaves you feeling very disconcerted. That was kind of the point of it. — Terence Winter

In 1985, I was living with my sister in Virginia, and since I was still in high school, I worked at McDonald’s to save money to get an abortion. It sounds really terrible, but it was the best decision I ever made. It was the first time I took responsibility for my actions. I messed up, had sex without contraception, and got pregnant at 15. — Kathleen Hanna

I’m still messed up and have all kinds of problems, just like anybody. — Andrew W.K.

I wanted to write about my mother as she should have been if she had not been messed up by World War I. — Doris Lessing

There are so many things to talk about between black people, Hispanic people, white people, gay people, men, women, it’s all based on fear. We all have fears, this thing that stops us from embracing as we are one. We are never going to be one. People are messed up, but humor lets us see how ignorant we can be. — Marlon Wayans

I am not writing to try and convert people to fundamental Christianity. I am just trying to share my experience, strength and hope, that someone who is as messed up and neurotic and scarred and scared can be fully accepted by our dear Lord, no questions asked. — Anne Lamott

I think it’s hilarious that you would give an endorsement deal to someone who you’ve heard their lyrics a million times and you thought it was cool. And then they said something a little messed up and you take the endorsement deal away. — Lamorne Morris

As things are, and as fundamentally they must always be, poetry is not a career, but a mug’s game. No honest poet can ever feel quite sure of the permanent value of what he has written: He may have wasted his time and messed up his life for nothing. — T. S. Eliot

The way I was raised, you get a new pair of sneakers when the old one gets messed up. But when I got to high school, I started dating girls and trying to fit in, and I realized everybody was collecting Jordans. When I would get my paychecks, I wouldn’t even take money. I would just trade them for sneakers. — Kerby Jean-Raymond

It’s very difficult to photograph an opera. And they messed up on it. It just wasn’t there. And I don’t blame the Gershwins for taking it away. Of course, if they had gotten the original company to have done it, it would have been very good. — Cab Calloway

I remember when TV networks believed in the First Amendment. It is a messed up situation when Miley Cyrus gets a laugh, and Phil Robertson gets suspended. — Bobby Jindal

It’s a misconception that all singers need to portray a messed up, dirty look to prove their identity. — Harshvardhan Rane

The reason for my age being messed up in the records is that when I first appeared for the under-14 trials, I myself really did not know my exact age. — Shahid Afridi

I’ve said the Grammys messed up metal because it’s not on TV. What I’m saying is when you’re in a metal category, it’s not televised, and it doesn’t move the needle forward for metal artists, and I wish they had more respect for the genre. — M. Shadows

Russians aren’t perfect. Their politics are messed up, and they keep going through self-defeating economic cycles. But I have a lot of respect for Russia, and a lot of love for Russians. — Chris Hadfield

Really, every woman is an example to me, because as women we go through so much pain. We have to live this perfect life when we are messed up inside. We all go through trials and tribulations. — Mary J. Blige

I’m in a business where the only thing that matters is weight and appearance. That is so messed up. They might as well say ‘Get younger,’ because that’s how easy it is. — Carrie Fisher

We are all people who have messed up. I fall short every single day. — Dana Loesch

There are elements of comedy that can be competitive and back stab-y, but one of the underreported sides is that we love each other and help each other, kind of like a messed up extended family. — Pete Holmes

It’s your career, your face, your name. You have to be in control because if something gets messed up or something doesn’t look how you want it to, you’re the only one to blame. — Madison Beer

Cup stacking on an ESPN highlight? That’s pretty messed up. — Phil Heath

I think I like playing the bad girl. I like complicated. I like flawed, messed up complicated. It’s more interesting. — Kate Beckinsale

I’ll always have my fan base. I know my actual fans are rockin’ with me even when my haircut was messed up. They’re never gonna leave. — Kyle

I have some fond memories – a couple of the nights on the town … a couple of songs I wrote when I was messed up that I’m sure wouldn’t have come out of me unless I was messed up. It’s kind of happy-sad about those days – I could do anything I wanted to. I did. And now I don’t want to do any of that. — Joe Walsh

I was the dude you didn’t wanna go to school with, because I would come to school and get on your shoes. If you had a hole in your pants, I’d talk about it all day long. If your hair was messed up, if you had buck teeth, I’d talk about it all day long. And I made people laugh doing it, but it wasn’t like I thought I was a comedian. — Charlie Murphy

I feel like if they added a few weight classes it wouldn’t change up the dynamics of the sport. You can still have champions and it wouldn’t be like boxing. Boxing got messed up, because they’ve got so many belts, so many unifications. It’s crazy. — Jorge Masvidal

I’m at a point where there isn’t any wasted movement in the throwing motion. Everything is consistent and smooth. When I first got into the league, I held the ball really high. That was the standard in college, and it messed up my timing a little bit – the draw, bringing it back, then the release. — Aaron Rodgers

I didn’t learn about depression or anxiety at school. So when I had to go to my parents to say ‘I need help, I need to go to therapy,’ I felt like this weird, messed up kid. And I wasn’t, but I felt that way. — Lili Reinhart

I’ve separated my shoulder and my collarbone; I’ve messed up my knee a million times. I’ve broken my foot in several places. I’ve broken my toe a bunch, broken my nose a couple of times, and had a bunch of other annoying little injuries, like turf toe and arthritis and tendonitis. It’s part of the game. — Ronda Rousey

I walk on a stage, and I know if it’s been a good show or not. You know when it’s been a good interview. No one has to tell you. You know it. You feel it. You can feel the air. You can feel everything about it when it’s a good show. And you know when you’ve messed up. — Joan Rivers

I love coaching my grandkids, but I love working with my two sons. J.D. is the head coach, and I’m the assistant – you believe that? I missed so much of them growing up. I really messed up there. So I like working with J.D. and Coy. I’m trying not to do the same thing again. With J.D. and Coy, I missed so much. — Joe Gibbs

I’m not perfect, I do drink. I do smoke. Carson Daly can’t go out and get messed up, he can’t smoke in front of kids – he’s the face of MTV, and he has to be good. But me? I can. — Tara Reid

Sticking to good habits can be hard work, and mistakes are part of the process. Don’t declare failure simply because you messed up or because you’re having trouble reaching your goals. Instead, use your mistakes as opportunities to grow stronger and become better. — Amy Morin

I never take advice from anyone more messed up than I am. — Tom Hopkins

What a lot the media, and especially Fox News, has messed up with me is they’ve made it seem like I’m trying to take away people’s guns – that I’m against the Second Amendment. — David Hogg

American voting districts are, across a lot of the country, deeply messed up by having been gerrymandered by right-wing politicians. — Timothy Morton

I’m never happy about anything, playing-wise. I always think there’s things I messed up on, things I should’ve done differently that could’ve, A, made us win, or B, made the win easier. — Karl-Anthony Towns

Being in South Africa, that messed up my body a little bit. I broke out in spots, and I got really dehydrated, and the water was really different. It was really strange, because you’re on the other side of the planet, and you think, ‘Oh, water is the same everywhere,’ and it is, but it still felt strange. — Maisie Williams

My mother never gave up one me. I messed up in school so much they were sending me home, but my mother sent me right back. — Denzel Washington

I was thinking that when I have children, that I should always dress as a character for them, so they think their mom is Alice in Wonderland or Cinderella. It would be totally messed up! — Gwen Stefani

You can get totally messed up trying to please everyone with what you do, but ultimately, you have to please yourself. — Pierce Brosnan

South Carolina is one of the most racist states in America. John C. Calhoun is the name of a building at our school and he was a slave owner. Clemson, the name Clemson itself, was like a guy who was a slave owner. South Carolina, their whole history is messed up. — DeAndre Hopkins

There is no good leader. First of all, if you think you are a leader, you are just messed up in your head. People should think you are a leader. If you think you are a big success, again, you are messed up. Other people should think you are a success. — Jaggi Vasudev

When I tried to do ‘Waiting for Godot, it was such a controversy. I was tired of political theatre. All I wanted to do was ‘Godot.’ You know what happened? We were told we had messed up and politicised a classic that has nothing to do with S.A. — John Kani

I want to let you in on a little secret: I don’t always feel like I’m a success. That’s right. There are plenty of times when I feel like I’ve just totally messed up and failed to connect with the people I’m trying to communicate with. — Joyce Meyer

In my divorce, I stood up and said to my ex-wife, ‘Hey, I messed up. This had nothing to do with you. I didn’t understand what marriage was. I cheated. I was wrong. We couldn’t fix it; it got worse. I stepped away because I didn’t want it to get any worse. You’re the mother of my kids – I don’t want to hate you.’ — Kevin Hart

The other day I went to a movie with some friends, and they were like, ‘Let’s look it up on the Internet and see what people are saying,’ and I was like, ‘Man, that’s messed up.’ — Nikki Sixx

If I messed up at the Oscars, I wouldn’t be invited back. — Ansel Elgort

I spend a lot of time hanging out with kids in their early twenties who feel like they’ve messed up and have really screwed up in a lot of ways. We spend a lot of time talking to them and saying, ‘You can change that.’ — Max Joseph

The stress response is incredibly ancient evolutionarily. Fish, birds and reptiles secrete the same stress hormones we do, yet their metabolism doesn’t get messed up the way it does in people and other primates. — Robert Sapolsky

I would have absolutely messed up ‘The Matrix’. — Will Smith

There’s something messed up with my brain. — Ryan Gosling

Some people look like they’re lost causes, but they’re not. Even if they’re in a messed up situation, the one little thing you do to help can go a long way. — Lakeith Stanfield

I stopped using make up wipes, and it made my skin so much better. They messed up my skin big time. — Madison Beer

The joy of songwriting only gets messed up if you are trying to follow up a big success, or you are trying to create a hit single, or if you have conscious thoughts of a particular outcome for the music. — Tim Finn

That I learned even as a three year-old that I see this world that is really a mess and I learned to say, this is not me. I am not the one that is messed up. It is out there. — Story Musgrave

Before I got divorced, I was personally unfamiliar with trial, or at least trial of serious, heart-wrenching proportions. I figured that life went smoothly if you tried hard, and if you messed up, or things weren’t working out, you just tried harder. — Kristin Armstrong

The funny thing about voice over is you can go in in sweatpants and have your hair all messed up, and no one will see you, and you can still deliver the same great product. — Elizabeth Gillies

Writing on the beach is not what it’s cracked up to be. The sand blows, and you perspire, and the page gets all blotty and messed up, so I don’t do that anymore. — Elmore Leonard

Channel 4 know I’m messed up. But they’ve got a soft spot for me. — Big Narstie

Man, me and Biggie were the biggest artists in New York. When he passed, I was so messed up. My attitude was messed up about him dying. There was an East-West thing back then, and I was in war mode. — Nas

My name is all I have, so I don’t want that to be messed up from a game of football. — DeAndre Hopkins

I’ve never seen anyone more messed up over success than Richard Pryor. For him, it’s a constant battle between success in the white world and keeping it real for his black self. — Paul Mooney

Life is too short to be scared and not take risks. I’d rather be the person that’s like, ‘I messed up,’ than, ‘I wish I did that.’ — Justine Skye

Why are women always the ones who have to forgive? If you cheated on a man, he would be like, ‘You’re disgusting, and I want nothing to do with you.’ But women, we’re supposed to be like, ‘He messed up. He made a mistake.’ — Adrienne Bailon

Some guys travel with expensive Louis Vuitton luggage but it gets all scratched up under the plane. I’d rather not spend too much money on something that’s just going to get messed up. — James Harden

If there’s a theme to where I’m at in my life, it’s that ‘warts and all’ is actually my superpower. Just like you, I’m messed up and I’m capable. I’m this and that. — Marti Noxon

When you grow up in an extended family, or in a stable neighborhood with two or three generations of families who live there, you feel seen. Not just the good things you’ve done, the stuff you put on your resume. You know they’ve seen you in your dark times, when you’ve messed up – but they’re still there. — Dean Ornish

I like the human mind and how messed up it is. — Isabela Moner

Everyone thinks I land in a chopper on top of my building and I have the most cushy existence. Could you understand that I might have the most messed up life myself? — Karan Johar

I don’t get high, but sometimes I wish I did. That way, when I messed up in life I would have an excuse. But right now there’s no rehab for stupidity. — Chris Rock

It was Dec. 22, 1981. I figured I had messed up enough, and I decided to have a little faith and let God take over. It definitely straightened my act up in a hurry. — Glen Campbell

The mentality always in reggaeton was, ‘I’m the man.’ I made that cool to say, ‘I messed up. I’m not the best.’ — Nicky Jam

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