Inspirational Quotes from Cliff Burton

Just keep going like crazy and look back when it’s over. Otherwise you just get confused.

Cliff Burton

You don’t burn out from going too fast. You burn out from going too slow and getting bored.

Cliff Burton

We do what we want. We don’t care what anyone else thinks.

Cliff Burton

Control your life through insanity.

Cliff Burton

To live is to die.

Cliff Burton

Personally, I would say the ‘master’ of this whole thing is fate… Whoever is on the playing field is fair game, and it’s up to them to avoid being used.

Cliff Burton

Those that start things have an advantage over those that follow.

Cliff Burton

The studio is just a labor. Getting on stage is the reward.

Cliff Burton

If someone has it inside them to commit an act, then that act would be committed anyway. It’s very easy for someone to place the blame on something other than the person who committed the act. It’s people looking for scapegoats, you know?

Cliff Burton

Why should we change onstage? We’re not trying to be something big and fancy, it’s just us, doing what we do, we’d like to keep it that way.

Cliff Burton

Every once in awhile we may fall on our face, but we insist on doing what we wanna do.

Cliff Burton

As a kid, I said, ‘I want to write for movies.’ When I finally had that opportunity it was like I was able to exhale. ‘Wow, I’m finally doing this for real.’

Cliff Burton