Kurt Donald Cobain was an American singer, songwriter, guitarist and the front man of the rock group ‘Nirvana’. Cobain had a troubled childhood due to the divorce of his parents but he found solace in music and counted ‘The Beatles’, ‘Black Sabbath’, ‘Kiss and Queen’ among his earliest influences. Cobain created the rock band ‘Nirvana’ when he was only 20 years old and before long the band became an integral part of the music circuit of Seattle. The particular genre of rock in which ‘Nirvana’ specialized was classified as ‘Grunge Rock’ and it was not long before it became a huge draw among rock enthusiasts. Cobain and Nirvana became a worldwide sensation following release of their second album ‘Nevermind’ and the song ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ became a chartbuster. Cobain became one of the biggest stars in rock music and a youth icon, whose public utterances were almost like gospel for the younger generation of the time. Cobain was a troubled genius and his suicide at the age of 27 sent shockwaves throughout the world. Cobain was also a profound thinker and his insights and views of the world made his music captivating and life-changing for many. The thoughts and feelings of the controversial artist are universal and transcendent of time. Here are some of the most profound quotes, thoughts and sayings by Kurt Cobain.