The Best Eddie Vedder quotes

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Today, we are going to be talking about the quotes compilation of Eddie Vedder. Eddie is a successful entrepreneur who has become known for his work in the music industry. We are going to be looking at his best quotes, what he has accomplished, and what we can learn from him.

Here are the most known Music, Feelings, Time, Trying, Life, World, Songs quotes from Eddie Vedder, and much more.


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About Eddie Vedder

birth of the author

December 23, 1964

occupation of the author

Singer, Musician, Songwriter

date of the author

Years Active:

genre of the author

Alternative Rock

instrument of the author

Vocals, Guitar, Ukulele, Piano

institution of the author

Universal Republic, Republic, J, Monkeywrench

productions of the author

Associated Acts:
Pearl Jam, Bad Radio, Temple Of The Dog, Citizen Dick, Glen Hansard, Cat Power And More.


It’s not a bad time to be me. โ€” Eddie Vedder


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If people don’t like what I’m doing I really don’t have time to hear it. I’m doing something good with my life and I challenge them to do the same. โ€” Eddie Vedder

It seems like every time I start to feel good, something really awful happens. It’s like… it’s really terrible. โ€” Eddie Vedder

I think a lot of things are written from experience, but then you become a writer and talk about other people’s experience and you tell stories. I mean, you can’t just tell your own story all the time. โ€” Eddie Vedder

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I’m having a hard time trying to figure out how to say things. I’m a little exhausted by the process. โ€” Eddie Vedder


I’m totally within the music. I’M LOST. โ€” Eddie Vedder

I would do anything to be around music. You don’t even have to pay me. โ€” Eddie Vedder

Worship the music, not the musicians. โ€” Eddie Vedder

I believe in the power of music. To me, it isn’t just a fad. This is a positive thing. โ€” Eddie Vedder

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It’s a crazy world, so sports and athletics and music can be a form of escapism. โ€” Eddie Vedder

Though some may think there should be a separation between art/music and politics, it should be reinforced that art can be a form of nonviolent protest. โ€” Eddie Vedder

I think music is the greatest art form that exists, and I think people listen to music for different reasons, and it serves different purposes. The best songs are the ones that make you feel something โ€” Eddie Vedder

This is still a young man’s game, so we have to stay young. Music allows you to do that, especially rock’n’roll. โ€” Eddie Vedder

The Who quite possibly remain the greatest live band ever. Even the listโ€“driven punk legend and music historian Johnny Ramone agreed with me on this. โ€” Eddie Vedder

i would do anything to be around music you don t even have to pay me Eddie Vedder quote

No music is going to stop the war. What’s going to stop the war is a large amount of body bags, or a large amount of people in the streets, protesting it before it starts. โ€” Eddie Vedder

Music saved me; I mean, my upbringing was like a hurricane, and music was the tree I held onto. โ€” Eddie Vedder


Cannot find the comfort in this world. โ€” Eddie Vedder

I’m not ready to be that guy who can meet with world leaders and all that. It’s tremendous what Bono does. I don’t know if I could do it, not the way he does. I don’t think many people could. โ€” Eddie Vedder

People on death row, the treatment of animals, women’s right to choose. So much in America is based on religious fundamentalist Christianity. Grow up! This is the modern world! โ€” Eddie Vedder

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When attempting to make a plea for more peace in the world at a rock concert, we are reflecting the feelings of all those we have come in contact with so we may all have a better understanding of each other. โ€” Eddie Vedder


I know someday you’ll have a beautIful lIfe. I know you’ll be a sun In somebody else’s sky. But why can’t It be mIne? โ€” Eddie Vedder

I don’t need drugs. Life is already tragic enough. โ€” Eddie Vedder

It seems like a necessary balance to life, being part of the community. โ€” Eddie Vedder

Whatever your walk of life is, I think you have to be real about it. โ€” Eddie Vedder

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It’s a fragile thing,this life we lead if I think too much I can get overwhelmed by the grace by which live our lives with death over our shoulder. โ€” Eddie Vedder

Do you force your kids to pay attention to what’s going on, or do you let them live their lives outside of it? My hope is that my child is a strong activist. That would make me most proud. โ€” Eddie Vedder

Life moves fast. As much as you can learn from your history, you have to move forward. โ€” Eddie Vedder

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People are just trying to work their jobs, raise their families, discipline their kids, and have a good life… Politics has just become like bad weather. And they deserve clear skies. โ€” Eddie Vedder


When I was 13, I got my first guitar, and I could sort of play Ted Nugent songs, but I couldn’t play the solos. But I could play along with entire Ramones songs. โ€” Eddie Vedder

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I can still write blues songs because I remember everything. โ€” Eddie Vedder

This little fourโ€“string songwriting tool started changing the way I brought songs to the group. โ€” Eddie Vedder

I am not a good enough writer to have an agenda or come up with a message and try to put it into a song. It’s more like you write what comes to you… You try to reflect the mood of the songs. โ€” Eddie Vedder

That’s part of the curse: If you’re gonna play the song, you better play it. I’ve tried to phone in ‘Jeremy’ a few times, and it’s tough. It doesn’t work. โ€” Eddie Vedder


The phone conversation where I haven’t had a smoke, it’s like trying to talk without using adverbs. โ€” Eddie Vedder

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We’re not going to be the coolest rock stars in the world. We’re trying to be good musicians. โ€” Eddie Vedder

I was able to apply ukulele to whatever I’m trying to write. It’s become part of songwriting for me, the knowledge I gained from hearing the melodies come out, and then applying that to guitar or vocals. โ€” Eddie Vedder

I’m trying to break any chain of negative parenting that I might have survived. โ€” Eddie Vedder

I don’t work so hard at trying to get every song to be threeโ€“dimensional and mean so much. I just want to breathe, right now, with the music. โ€” Eddie Vedder


It’s saying, just stop, and be together. Don’t talk now, just breathe and feel each other’s presence. โ€” Eddie Vedder

i know i was born and i know that i ll die the in between is mine i am mine Eddie Vedder quote

The one thing about going from the audience to the stage in just three years is that you know how it feels to be down there. โ€” Eddie Vedder

You feel that no matter what’s said in the music or how pointed it may get, the most you can wish for is that it plants a few seeds. โ€” Eddie Vedder

The nice thing about money is that you can do good things with it. I still feel like if something needs to be done or we need to raise money for someone on death row, we can find ways to do it. โ€” Eddie Vedder

I just have this deep kind of connection to reality of being like… in a way, I feel like a dock worker. I want to stay in connection with my dockโ€“worker side, ’cause that’s how I grew up. โ€” Eddie Vedder

If there was anything that I learned with my own writing process, maybe there’s too many choices what to write about. Just the amount of subject matter in the world these days; maybe that feels chaotic for me. โ€” Eddie Vedder

Wind in my hair, I feel part of everywhere Underneath my being is a road that disappeared Late at night I hear the trees, they’re singing with the dead Overhead… โ€” Eddie Vedder

I know I was born and I know that I’ll die… The in between is mine. I Am Mine โ€” Eddie Vedder

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