Here’s a selection of Gerard Way Quotes, covering topics such as being yourself, life, inspiring, love and comics.
We really hope you enjoy these quotes and that they give you something to think about.
The only thing I learnt in high school is that people are very violent and territorial.
So people keep asking me what this badge is for… this badge makes me the sheriff, the sheriff of Emo town, so get your straight irons and eyeliner ready!
Would you destroy something perfect in order to make it beautiful?.
The best thing about wearing black is that you can hide pretty easily, unless you’re in like Hawaii, then you can’t hide.
It’s okay to be messed up, because there are five other dudes who are just as messed up as you.
Sometimes you have to kind of die inside in order to rise from your own ashes and believe in yourself and love yourself and become a new person.
It’s for the hamster that I’m gonna buy! This is so perfect! (after opening a hamster wheel at Christmas)
Life is very, very short, and you can choose to live it how you want. You can choose to dumb yourself down and not express yourself just so you can fit in, just so people won’t dislike you.
I am not afraid to keep on living. I am not afraid to walk this world alone. Honey if you stay you’ll be forgiven, nothing you can say will set me going home.
Anything can be art. Anything can be self-expression . Now you take the weapon and run with it.
I’ve always seen My Chemical Romance as the band that would have represented who me and my friends were in high school, and the band that we didn’t have to represent us – the kids that wore black – back then.
I know something you don’t….and that is…. I’m not wearing any underwear! we’re gonna get sexy for a minute!.
There’s not a lot of art forms where you can control your presentation and your ideas.
NOTHING is worth hurting yourself over. NOTHING is worth taking your life over, DO YOU UNDERSTAND?!
Be yourself, don’t take anything from anyone, and never let them take you alive.
As long as somebody is guaranteed a certain number of sales you know you’re gonna keep seeing these vanity projects. I mean they have a place, they serve a function they can bring people into comics.
If you’re ever in a dark place, don’t resort to violence. Talk to someone; whether it be a therapist, teacher, parent, or just someone you can trust. We all have our dark places and it’s important that you get help.
I have a nihilistic attitude so it’s like, the new gay… it’s popular.
Let me tell you how the story ends, where the good guys die and the bad guys win. It doesn’t matter how many friend you make, but the graffite they write on your grave.
I believe in ghosts because I had a paranormal expierience once that was very personal. Though, every fiber in my being tries to convince me they don’t exist.
It’s important to keep up momentum, when I’m home alone I get stagnant, I go crazy and have to see my therapist. Being on the road keeps me busy. I’m okay when I’m busy.
To me, the coolest, shiniest, sexiest, darkest, scariest thing you can be is pop.
I was this weird loner kid who got drunk by himself all the time.
Heroes are ordinary people who make themselves extraordinary.
If you ever see shitty *ss rock dudes in shitty *ss rock bands asking you to show them your tist for backstage passes, I want you to spit right in their f*cking faces and yell ‘f*ck you!.
What I like about The Sims is that I don’t have a normal life at all, so I play this game where these people have these really boring, mundane lives. It’s fun.
So many people treat you like you’re a kid so you might as well act like one and throw your television out of the hotel window.
So how was Christmas for you guys? Did you all get lots of nice black t-shirts?
Look at me, with my pretty bracelet and tiara… I’m a f****n’ princess!
Life is very, very short, and you can choose to live it how you want.
One day your life will flash before your eyes. Make sure it’s worth watching
Being happy doesn’t mean that everything is perfect. It means that you’ve decided to look beyond the imperfections.
When you are kissing a guy with a beard, it’s different.
Like, you should never want to hurt yourself. You should love yourself.
It’s okay to love something a little too much,as long as it’s real to you.
I feel like theres so many people out there who have the kids in the palm of their hand, listening but there are so few people saying something
All your quirks and all your problems – even your depressions and your failures – that’s what makes you you.
A lot of kids get disappointed. They expect me to be, like, ‘Bwaah.’ ‘If I spend a minute with them, they end up saying, ‘Wow, you’re a nice, normal guy.’ They hate it when they catch me out of my makeup.
When youre touring and the minute you tell someone that youre from Jersey its the equivalent of telling them you just got out of jail.
In those perfect moments you find beauty you never knew existed. You find yourself and you friends all over again, you find something to fight for, something to love. Something to show the world.
I was more addicted to self destruction then to the drugs themselves … Something very romantic about it.
I feel like my mission is to be honest with myself. My mission is to share my truth – share, not give. I think that’s what an artist is supposed to do: I think they share.
If you look in the mirror and don’t like what you see, you can find out first hand what it’s like to be me.
You get caught up in a cycle at some point, so I broke the cycle and decided; I’m going to really write a lot of books, because I need to get in touch with that part of myself in order to make more music.
It’d be cool to be a vampire. Vampires are the best beast you can ever be. Call me egotistical, but I love the whole idea of immortality.
I got sunburnt which is obviously a drag for me because in theory the sun is supposed to kill me.
Don’t ever let the media tell you what your body is supposed look like. You’re beautiful the way you are. Stay beautiful, keep it ugly.
It is often my nature to be abstract, hidden in plain sight, or nowhere at all.
It reminded me of a meat grinder. From when I was a kid. Going to school it felt like you were in a meat grinder. It chews you up and pours out this mess that can’t function
There’s something very romantic about self-destruction and sabotaging your life, and taking a hammer to it.
I know something you don’t….and that is…. I’M NOT WEARING ANY UNDERWEAR! We’re gonna get sexy for a minute!
I am living proof that no matter how bad life gets, it gets better.
My parents didn’t have records, they didn’t have radios, and they didn’t listen to music. My grandmother was my main connection to art and music. She could play piano very well, and she had perfect pitch.
no matter how ugly the world gets or how stupid it shows me it is, I always have faith
People have evolved into something selfish, greedy and intolerant. People are unaccepting, because of religion, race, gender, sexual orientation… I’ve seen it in punk clubs, and I’ve seen it in the world.
No matter what anyone says, dont take their F**king Bulls**t. Coz you’re better then them, faster than them and god damn it, YOU’RE MUCH BETTER LOOKING!!
None. I think we should send a country some cupcakes. You think some cupcakes would cheer up North Korea? Kill ’em with deliciousness.
My favorite band at the moment is the Dresden Dolls, they’re from Boston. It’s a guy and a girl. She plays piano and he plays the drums and she also sings. You can find them on the web they’re incredible.
I had no direction. I thought, ‘I need to make a difference in my life,’ and music was my answer.
All we ever wanna do is inspire somebody to be who they wanna be and to give them a little bit of hope.
You can’t be two people in your brain, one rock dude and a dad – there’s something in the middle of them, and that’s really what you are and that’s going to make you the best dad – not when you try to be one or the other.
Can I be your only hope? Because your the only hope for me.
My Chemical Romance is done. But it can never die. It is alive in me, in the guys, and it is alive inside all of you. I always knew that, and I think you did too. Because it is not a band- it is an idea.
Hey girls, you’re beautiful. Whether you’re a size 32 or a size 18. As long as you’re a good person. As long as you respect others and yourself. Don’t listen to those fashion magazines. Hey girls, you’re beautiful
People don’t know if i’m gay, straight or an alien from outer space.. its funny
Rock’n’roll is not red carpets and MySpace friends, rock’n’roll is dangerous and should piss people off
Suicide is a serious thing. And if you know anyone who is suicidal, you need to get them help. No one should be in pain. Everyone should love themselves.
I pity you all… Most of you will die—scratch that—ALL of you.
We’ve always been fighters. There will always be something to fight against. So we’ll always fight, underdogs or not. If you put a wall in front of us, we don’t look to go round it. We just bust straight through.
Don’t let anyone tell you you’re not good enough. You’re good enough, you are too good. Love your family with all your heart and listen to it.
There was a moment in my life when I really wanted to kill myself. And there was one other moment when I was close to that. But even in my most jaded times, I had some hope.
Every big adventure should feel like your last. Every attempt should feel like a final charge up the hill. Tomorrow doesn’t exist.
This sh*t is easy peasy, pumpkin peasy, pumpkin pie, muthaf*cka!.
The world is gonna try to clean you up, what the f**k you gonna do about it? You’re gonna say, “I wanna stay ugly”.
Suicide is a serious thing. And if you know anyone who is suicidal, you need to get them help. No one should be in pain. Everyone should love themselves. Like I love you all.
As free and crazy as we want to be, and how much we want to make the world a canvas, there’s also a part of us that doesn’t want to make any mark.
No matter what anyone says, dont take their f**king bulls**t. Coz you’re better then them, faster than them and god damn it, you’re much better looking!!.
Did Superman really want to save the world, or did he just feel like he had to? Would he much rather be a farmer? Maybe. Would he much rather be hanging out with his dad and his mom and his dog? Probably.
There are really so many people trying to get control over you on a daily basis and steal your soul in some way, take a part of you…
Oh how wrong we were to think immortality meant never dying
Are you on our side…and want to be different, or are you on that side and want to throw a football at my head!?
As soon as I go into a Starbucks I take off my sunglasses. I want to be recognised and I want free coffee.
I see you lying next to me, with words I thought i’d never speak, awake and unafraid, asleep or dead?
I’m a big fan of domino masks, like Zorro, or Robin. You could put a domino mask on anything, and it becomes a superhero. You put a domino mask on a milkman, and he becomes, like, Super Milkman.
The Devil got landed with a shitty job, he has to deal with assholes everyday, he’s probably bored as hell.