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So I figured in keeping with the record, I’d do something off the wall which is show up for free and wing it… I don’t know, I’m just going to play some songs. I think it’ll be fun.
The hack songwriter will write the absolute truth every single word, whether it makes a great song or not.
I read The Bell Jar, and then I read her memoir and her diaries, and a third book, an outside opinion. Just the way she made the pillows so neat on the oven door. It just seems to be the opposite of, if you’re going to take your life, in a horrible rage it happens.
You know, he likes me because I’m his son. I have to go long and far to find someone who knows me just as me, rather than me the songwriter or whatever.
Oddly, when I started to make the record, I wasn’t aware I was making a record. I just was sort of disgusted with the whole thing and sequestered myself in the basement and started playing the piano just for something to do.
I forever felt that I’ve fallen right between the crack of way too young for the first generation of classic rock ‘n’ roll and too old to be brand-new. It’s hard.
I think it should be evident by now, but I’m as lost as anyone.
I didn’t wake up one morning and not be in the Replacements. We’re all that forever, and I’ve just grown older. I mean, I haven’t lost anything. I’ve gained a few things.
The best I can say is that it’s better for me to write about despair and darkness than to be incapable of getting off the sofa. It’s better to write about suicide than to contemplate it too heavily.
I have my own language and it’s high time I put a little of it out there.
I’m not dissatisfied with my place in it rock ‘n’ roll.
I’m beyond caring what anyone expects of me anymore.
Any musician who can stop may be a musician, but they’re no artist. If it’s in your blood, it can’t stop flowing.
I’m hard-pressed to think of a lot of great rock movies.
I sat through Ladies and Gentlemen, the Rolling Stones like three times at the Skyway when it came out.
It’s like, it’s up to the people to fall in love with the song. The record company can only do so much.
Then again, I think about high school every day and I think about being a little kid every day too.
I think of the Replacements only when they’re brought up to me. For two years, I’m at home, they don’t really cross my mind. I still hear them on the radio. I’m not ashamed of anything we did.