36 Linkin Park Quotes From The Iconic Rock Band

Luca Demetriou
Feb 29, 2024 By Luca Demetriou
Originally Published on Feb 11, 2021
Edited by Luca Demetriou
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Linkin Park is an American rock band from Agoura Hills, California.

The band’s current lineup comprises vocalist and rhythm guitarist Mike Shinoda, lead guitarist Brad Delson, bassist Dave Farrell, DJ and turntablist Joe Hahn, and drummer Rob Bourdon, all of whom are founding members. The band enjoys a cult following all over the world and the fans enjoy their music, lyrics, and quotes to the fullest.

Linkin Park's unique style embraced elements of atmospheric electronica, modern rock, hip-hop, and blended well with the aggressive, popular rap-rock movement made famous by Limp Bizkit and Korn, in a musical direction that combined a bold, buzzing soundtrack with the alienation of grunge. Here are some of the best Linkin Park and Chester Bennington quotes for you to look at.

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Best Linkin Park Quotes

Linkin Park is a famous rock band whose music is enjoyed by fans all over the world and in your room. Linkin Park song quotes have been motivating the audiences since several years. Here are some of the best Linkin Park love quotes which also include Linkin Park funny quotes.

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1. “I got a heart full of pain, head full of stress, handful of anger, held in my chest.”

- Linkin Park, 'Nobody's Listening'.

2. “Everything you say to me takes me one step closer to the edge, and I’m about to break.”

- Linkin Park, 'One Step Closer'.

3. “When my time comes, forget the wrong that I’ve done. Help me leave behind some reasons to be missed.”

- Linkin Park, 'Leave Out All The Rest'.

4. “The hardest part of ending is starting again.”

- Linkin Park, 'Waiting For The End'.

5. “The sun doesn’t give light to the moon, assuming the moon’s gonna owe it one.”

- Linkin Park, 'A Place For My Head'.

Best Linkin Park Lyric Quotes

The death of Linkin Park’s lead singer, Chester Bennington, left a lot of fans devastated. The famous American rock band singer has left behind a legacy of music for fans to remember in their memories forever. Here are some of the most valuable Linking Park quotes for your self awareness.

6. “Asking someone to describe what something sounds like is like telling a blind person to guess what I look like.”

- Chester Bennington.

7. “I don’t like to hold back, because that’s how you hurt yourself.”

- Chester Bennington.

8. “You’re constantly trying to prove yourself, even after you’ve made it.”

- Chester Bennington.

9. “There are always going to be encounters that you kind of wish went differently. But the average fan really isn’t fanatical.”

- Chester Bennington.

10. “We’re not a political band, we’re a socially-minded band.”

- Chester Bennington.

11. “Our fans are the best fans in the world, don’t mess with them.”

- Chester Bennington.

12. “I’m strong on the outside, not all the way through. I’ve never been perfect, but neither have you.”

- Chester Bennington.

13. “You can’t be afraid of people willing to hurt you, cause if you fear life, then you will never live.”

- Chester Bennington.

14. “I always wanted to be a rock star. That was my childhood dream. That’s what I told everybody I was going to be when I grew up.”

- Chester Bennington.

Most Powerful Linkin Park Quotes About Control

Though Chester is gone, his music and lyrics remain and continue to provide solace, support, and hope to millions of fans in the world all over. To honor the great man, let's have a look at the best Chester Bennington quotes that will motivate you to do some self introspection.

15.“It’s true, the way I feel was promised by your face. The sound of your voice painted on my memories. Even if you’re not with me, I’m with you.”

- 'With You'.

16.“I hear my battle symphony. All the world in front of me. If my armor breaks. I’ll fuse it back together.”

- 'Battle Symphony'.

17.“So, picking up the pieces, now where to begin? The hardest part of ending is starting again.”

- 'Waiting For The End'.

Linkin Park Song Lyrics Quotes

The thing that set apart Linkin Park from others is their connection with the audiences. Here are some of the best Linkin Park Song Lyric Quotes that have always touched the audiences' heart and motivated them to not waste their life away in any way.

18. “So let mercy come. And wash away, what I’ve done.”

- 'What I’ve Done'.

19. “I’ll face myself, To cross out what I’ve become. Erase myself, And let go of what I’ve done.”

- 'What I’ve Done'.

20. “I start again, and whatever pain may come. Today this ends. I’m forgiving what I’ve done!”

- 'What I’ve Done'.

21. “Put to rest. What you thought of me. While I clean this slate. With the hands of uncertainty.”

- 'What I’ve Done'.

22. “And when you’re feeling empty, keep me memory, and leave out all the rest, leave out all the rest.”

- Linkin Park, 'Leave Out All The Rest'.

23. “I want to find something I’ve wanted all along Somewhere I belong.”

- Linkin Park, 'Somewhere I Belong'.

24. “It’s easier to run, Replacing this pain with something numb, It’s so much easier to go, Than face all this pain here all alone.”

- Linkin Park, 'Easier To Run'.

Linkin Park Points Of Authority Quotes: You Live What You Learned

“Points of Authority” is the fourth song off of Linkin Park’s debut album, 'Hybrid Theory', and talks about a toxic, abusive relationship. Everything about this album alone is worth discussion. Here are some of the best quotes from this hard-hitting album that matter to the life of all the people.

25. “You love the things I say I do. The way I hurt myself again, just to get back at you. You take away, when I give in. My life, my pride is broken.”

- 'Points Of Authority'.

26. “Forfeit the game before somebody else.”

- 'Points Of Authority'.

27. “You like to think you’re never wrong. You live what you’ve learned. You have to act like you’re someone. You live what you’ve learned.”

- 'Points Of Authority'.

Top Linkin Park Quotes

Here are some of the most hard-hitting Linkin Park quotes that have more substance and matter than anything else.

28. “Your anger is like the bubbles in a can of soda. The more you’re shaken, the more you want to let it out. The longer you keep it in though, the greater the size of the eventual explosion - and the flatter the drink at the end.”

- 'Linkin Park'.

29. “Don’t want to reach for me, do you?

I mean nothing to you, the little things give you away.”

- Linkin Park, 'The Little Things Give You Away'.

30. “Waiting for the end to come. Wishing I had strength to stand. This is not what I had planned. It’s out of my control.”

- Linkin Park, 'Waiting For The End'.

Best Linkin Park Lyrics

Linkin Park is a band with great and meaningful lyrics.  Most of their admirers love their lyrics too. So here is the list about the best Linkin Park lines, choose your favorite.

31. “May your love never end and if you need a friend, there’s a seat here alongside me.”

- Linkin Park, 'Roads Untraveled'.

32. “We’re a broken people living under loaded gun. And it can’t be outfought. It can’t be outdone. It can’t be outmatched. It can’t be outrun.”

- Linkin Park, 'The Catalyst'.

33. “I can’t fall back, I came too far. Hold myself up, and love my scars.”

- Linkin Park, 'Lost In The Echo'.

Linkin Park Quotes About Life

Linkin Park’s brand of music may be rooted in what’s known as alternative metal, but that didn’t stop them from becoming one of the most successful music bands of the '00s.

34. “Tattoos exude pain and pleasure at the same time.”

- Chester Bennington.

35. “I don’t drink. I choose to be sober now. I have drunk over the last six years, but I just don’t want to be that person anymore.”

- Chester Bennington.

36. “It’s harder starting over, than never to have changed.”

- Linkin Park, 'Blackbirds'.

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Written by Luca Demetriou

Bachelor of Arts specializing in English and Drama, Master of Arts specializing in Performance: Design and Practice

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Luca DemetriouBachelor of Arts specializing in English and Drama, Master of Arts specializing in Performance: Design and Practice

Experienced in writing and sub-editing, Luca holds a Bachelor's in English Literature and Drama from the University of Birmingham, where he served as the culture editor at Redbrick Paper. He is currently pursuing a Master's in Performance: Design and Practice at the University of the Arts in London, showcasing his passion for the arts, performance, and history. With a keen interest in traveling, Luca enjoys exploring new cultures and experiencing diverse perspectives.

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