65 Inspiring Bruce Springsteen Quotes For Success In Life

Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen is an American singer, songwriter, and musician who is both a solo artist and the leader of the E Street Band. He received critical acclaim for his early 1970s albums and attained worldwide fame upon the release of Born to Run in 1975. These Bruce Springsteen quotes will motivate you.

Best Bruce Springsteen Quotes

  1. “It’s not the time in your life, it’s the life in your time.” ~ Bruce Springsteen
  2. “We struggled together, and sometimes, we struggled with one another… We took care of one another… In the end, we kept faith in each other.” ~ Bruce Springsteen
  3. “Talk about a dream, try to make it real.” ~ Bruce Springsteen
  4. “You can’t start a fire without a spark” ~ Bruce Springsteen
  5. “The great challenge of adulthood is holding on to your idealism after you lose your innocence.” ~ Bruce Springsteen
  6. “Nobody wins unless everybody wins.” ~ Bruce Springsteen

  7. “All people have is hope. That’s what brings the next day and whatever that day may bring… A hope grounded in the real world of the living, friendship, work, family…” ~ Bruce Springsteen
  8. “A time comes when you need to stop waiting for the man you want to become and start being the man you want to be.” ~ Bruce Springsteen
  9. “Someday we’ll look back on this and it will all seem funny.” ~ Bruce Springsteen
  10. “Show a little faith, there’s magic in the night.” ~ Bruce Springsteen
  11. “The future is now. Roll up your sleeves and let your passion flow. The country we carry in our hearts is waiting.” ~ Bruce Springsteen
  12. “I’m ready to grow young again” ~ Bruce Springsteen

  13. “At the end of every hard day, people find some reason to believe.” ~ Bruce Springsteen Quotes
  14. “Someday girl, I don’t know when, we’re gonna get to the place where we really want to go, and we’ll walk in the sun. But till then, tramps like us, baby, we were born to run.” ~ Bruce Springsteen
  15. “The best music is essentially there to provide you something to face the world with.” ~ Bruce Springsteen
  16. “When they built you, brother, they broke the mold.” ~ Bruce Springsteen
  17. “I think life goes through a cycle of losing and refinding yourself all the time. Everyone has disappointments all the time, some of them pretty small, some of them pretty big.” ~ Bruce Springsteen
  18. “You’ve got to learn to live with what you can’t rise above.” ~ Bruce Springsteen

  19. “Together, we’ll live with the sadness. I’ll love you with all the madness in my soul.” ~ Bruce Springsteen
  20. “For one kiss, darling, I swear everything I would give. Cause you’re a walking, talking reason to live.” ~ Bruce Springsteen
  21. “When it comes to luck, you make your own.” ~ Bruce Springsteen
  22. “Success makes life easier. It doesn’t make living easier.” ~ Bruce Springsteen
  23. “Adult life is dealing with an enormous amount of questions that don’t have answers.” ~ Bruce Springsteen
  24. “Poor man wanna be rich, rich man wanna be king, and a king ain’t satisfied until he rules everything.” ~ Bruce Springsteen
  25. “Everybody’s got a hungry heart.” ~ Bruce Springsteen
  26. “It ain’t no sin to be glad you’re alive.” ~ Bruce Springsteen

  27. “If you don’t connect yourself to your family and to the world in some fashion, through your job or whatever it is you do, you feel like you’re disappearing, you feel like you’re fading away, you know? I felt like that for a very very long time. Growing up, I felt like that a lot. I was just invisible; an invisible person. I think that feeling, wherever it appears, and I grew up around people who felt that way, it’s an enormous source of pain; the struggle to make yourself felt and visible. To have some impact, and to create meaning for yourself, and for the people you come in touch with.” ~ Bruce Springsteen Quotes
  28. “Adult life is dealing with an enormous amount of questions that don’t have answers. So I let the mystery settle into my music. I don’t deny anything, I don’t advocate anything, I just live with it.” ~ Bruce Springsteen
  29. “Gonna be a twister to blow everything down That ain’t got the faith to stand its ground Blow away the dreams that tear you apart Blow away the dreams that break your heart Blow away the lies that leave you nothing but lost and brokenhearted.” ~ Bruce Springsteen
  30. “Don’t take yourself too seriously. And take yourself as seriously as death itself.” ~ Bruce Springsteen

  31. “More than rich, more than famous, more than happy…I wanted to be great.” ~ Bruce Springsteen
  32. “I have spent my life judging the distance between American reality and the American dream.” ~ Bruce Springsteen
  33. “You can’t shut off the risk and the pain without losing the love that remains.” ~ Bruce Springsteen
  34. “The past is never the past. It is always present. And you better reckon with it in your life and in your daily experience, or it will get you. It will get you really bad.” ~ Bruce Springsteen
  35. “Now everyone dreams of a love faithfully and true, But you and I know what this world can do. So let’s make our steps clear so the other may see. And I’ll wait for you…should I fall behind wait for me.” ~ Bruce Springsteen
  36. “Show a little faith there is magic in the night. You ain’t a beauty, but hey you’re alright, and that’s alright with me.” ~ Bruce Springsteen
  37. “Well I got this guitar and I learned how to make it talk.” ~ Bruce Springsteen
  38. “It’s a town full of losers
    And I’m pulling out of here to win.” ~ Bruce Springsteen
  39. “It’s a fairytale so tragic there’s no prince to break the spell. I don’t believe in magic, but for you, I will.” ~ Bruce Springsteen

  40. “There have been a lotta tough guys. There have been pretenders. And there have been contenders. But there is only one king.” ~ Bruce Springsteen
  41. “Blind faith in your leaders, or in anything, will get you killed.” ~ Bruce Springsteen
  42. “Getting an audience is hard. Sustaining an audience is hard. It demands a consistency of thought, of purpose, and of action over a long period of time.” ~ Bruce Springsteen
  43. “strength-faith-hope-love” ~ Bruce Springsteen
  44. “What if what you do to survive Kills the things you love?” ~ Bruce Springsteen
  45. “I didn’t know if it would be a successful one, or what the stages would be, but I always saw myself as a lifetime musician and songwriter…I was always concerned with writing to my age at a particular moment. That was the way I would keep faith with the audience that supported me as I went along…I’m a synthesist. I’m always making music. And I make a lot of different kinds of music all the time. Some of it gets finished and some of it doesn’t…The best music is essentially there to provide you something to face the world with.” ~ Bruce Springsteen
  46. “We gotta get out while we’re young, ’cause tramps like us, baby we were born to run.” ~ Bruce Springsteen

  47. “It’s time to impeach the president and get a man in there to get us out of this mess.” ~ Bruce Springsteen
  48. “I leave pansies, the symbolic flower of freethought, in memory of the Great Agnostic, Robert Ingersoll, who stood for equality, education, progress, free ideas, and free lives, against the superstition and bigotry of religious dogma. We need men like him today more than ever. His writing still inspires us and challenges the ‘better angels’ of our nature, when people open their hearts and minds to his simple, honest humanity. Thank goodness he was here.” ~ Bruce Springsteen
  49. “It’s a sad man my friend who’s livin’ in his own skin and can’t stand the company.” ~ Bruce Springsteen
  50. “I believe when your children are born that you are reborn in some fashion.” ~ Bruce Springsteen

  51. “Elvis Presley is all there is. There just ain’t no more. Everything starts and ends with Elvis. He wrote the book. He is everything to do and not to do in the music business.” ~ Bruce Springsteen
  52. “You know, my music utilizes things from the past because that’s what the past is for. It’s to learn from. It’s not to limit you, you shouldn’t be limited by it.” ~ Bruce Springsteen
  53. “Everyone has talent. What is rare is the courage to follow that talent to the dark place where it leads. Erica Jong To Cowardly Lion: “As for you my fine friend, you are a victim of disorganized thinking. You are under the unfortunate delusion that simply because you run away from danger, you have no courage. You’re confusing courage with wisdom.Frank Morgan as the Wizard of Oz “Courage faces fear and thereby masters it.”Martin Luther King, Jr. “These days I’m feeling all right’cept I can’t tell my courage from my desperation” ~ Bruce Springsteen Quotes
  54. “The hungry and the haunted explode in a rock’n’roll band.” ~ Bruce Springsteen

  55. “We’re gonna play some pool, skip some school, act real cool, stay out all night, it’s gonna be alright.” ~ Bruce Springsteen
  56. “The school system only recognizes one type of intelligence. There are so many different types of intelligence.” ~ Bruce Springsteen
  57. “A man armed with a rhyming dictionary is a dangerous man.” ~ Bruce Springsteen
  58. “Time slips away and leaves you with nothing, mister, but boring stories of glory days.” ~ Bruce Springsteen
  59. “There’s an opera out on the turnpike, there’s a ballet being fought out in the alley.” ~ Bruce Springsteen
  60. “You can’t have the United States if you are telling some folks that they can’t get on the train. There is a cracking point where a society collapses.” ~ Bruce Springsteen
  61. “I always wanted my music to influence the life you were living emotionally – with your family, your lover, your wife, and, at a certain point, with your children.” ~ Bruce Springsteen
  62. “The light from the oncoming train focuses the mind.” ~ Bruce Springsteen

  63. “I like narrative storytelling as being part of a tradition, a folk tradition.” ~ Bruce Springsteen
  64. “What excites me about a lot of the artists I love – and I realize, well, they created their own personal world that I could enter into through their music and through their songwriting. There’s people that can do it instrumentally, like Jimi Hendrix or Edge of U2 or Pete Townshend. I didn’t have as unique – a purely musical signature. I was a creature of a lot of different influences.” ~ Bruce Springsteen
  65. “The life of a rock & roll band will last as long as you can look down into the audience and see yourself.” ~ Bruce Springsteen

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