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25 Thought-Provoking Quotes By Trent Reznor

Famous As: American Rock Singer Who was Frontman and Founder of the Industrial Rock Band 'Nine Inch Nails'
Born On: May 17, 1965
Born In: New Castle, Pennsylvania, United States
Founder / Co Founder: Nothing Records, The Null Corporation
Age: 57 Years

Trent Reznor is a prominent American singer, record producer, musician, composer and singer. He serves as the principle songwriter, lead vocalist and multi-instrumentalist of Nine Inch Nails, the industrial rock band. ‘Pretty Hate Machine,’ their first album was a critical and commercial success. Some of his notable works include Gone Girl, Before the Flood, The Social Network, The Vietnam War, Waves, Mank, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, and Watchmen. Read through the collection of quotes by Trent Reznor on enemy, music, bullying, misery, people, team, beliefs, God, dream, guitar, despair, relationship, etc.

I really try to put myself in uncomfortable situations. Complacency is my enemy.

I really try to put myself in uncomfortable situations. Complacency is my enemy.

Trent Reznor
I realized when I was 23 that I had never really tried anything.

I realized when I was 23 that I had never really tried anything.

Trent Reznor
I realized that I was afraid to really, really try something, 100%, because I had never reached true failure.

I realized that I was afraid to really, really try something, 100%, because I had never reached true failure.

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I have been wildly enthused about gaming since I was younger, and a career path I chose not to go down but did really consider was getting into programming and game design.

I have been wildly enthused about gaming since I was younger, and a career path I chose not to go down but did really consider was getting into programming and game design.

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I found that when I was putting my own music out, with my Twitter feed as the pure marketing budget, I'm preaching to the choir.

I found that when I was putting my own music out, with my Twitter feed as the pure marketing budget, I'm preaching to the choir.

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I feel uncomfortable because I'm insecure about who I am.

I feel uncomfortable because I'm insecure about who I am.

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I do actually believe in love. I can't say that I'm 100 percent successful in that department, but I think it's one of the few worthwhile human experiences. It's cooler than anything I can think of right now.

I do actually believe in love. I can't say that I'm 100 percent successful in that department, but I think it's one of the few worthwhile human experiences. It's cooler than anything I can think of right now.

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I didnt ask to save rock, I dont even like rock that much.

I didnt ask to save rock, I dont even like rock that much.

Trent Reznor
I didn't want to be in a Pepsi commercial with R2-D2 sitting on my shoulder.

I didn't want to be in a Pepsi commercial with R2-D2 sitting on my shoulder.

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I believe there's a God but I'm not too sure of his relevance.

I believe there's a God but I'm not too sure of his relevance.

Trent Reznor
I become irritated when I am being written off as aloof or stand-offish when I'm shy and don't know what to say.

I become irritated when I am being written off as aloof or stand-offish when I'm shy and don't know what to say.

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His perfect kingdom of killing, suffering and pain Demands devotion, atrocities done in his name.

His perfect kingdom of killing, suffering and pain Demands devotion, atrocities done in his name.

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God is dead, and no one cares! If there is a hell I'll see you there!

God is dead, and no one cares! If there is a hell I'll see you there!

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Frankly, I have always dreaded writing - there always seemed to be pain involved, unpleasant self-examination and a lot of fear.

Frankly, I have always dreaded writing - there always seemed to be pain involved, unpleasant self-examination and a lot of fear.

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For each film, you try to create a whole world sonically, having a sense of identity through instruments used, or recording techniques.

For each film, you try to create a whole world sonically, having a sense of identity through instruments used, or recording techniques.

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Books are better than movies because you design the set the way you want it to look.

Books are better than movies because you design the set the way you want it to look.

Trent Reznor
Being human is a lot more difficult than being on tour.

Being human is a lot more difficult than being on tour.

Trent Reznor
Being a rock & roll star has become as legitimate a career option as being an astronaut or a policeman or a fireman.

Being a rock & roll star has become as legitimate a career option as being an astronaut or a policeman or a fireman.

Trent Reznor
Balance is good, because one extreme or the other leads to misery, and I've spent a lot of my life at one of those extremes.

Balance is good, because one extreme or the other leads to misery, and I've spent a lot of my life at one of those extremes.

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Any time I sit down and write music, the first part of that is always centering myself and thinking about who I currently am.

Any time I sit down and write music, the first part of that is always centering myself and thinking about who I currently am.

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And when the day arrives I'll become the sky and I'll become the sea and the sea will come to kiss me for I am going home. Nothing can stop me now.

And when the day arrives I'll become the sky and I'll become the sea and the sea will come to kiss me for I am going home. Nothing can stop me now.

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An integral part of any relationship is knowing that you could be killed in your sleep at any time.

An integral part of any relationship is knowing that you could be killed in your sleep at any time.

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All I've undergone I will keep on.

All I've undergone I will keep on.

Trent Reznor

I hated school . . . I freaking hated it. The fact is that it revolved around something you didn't have access to. If you weren't on the football team, if you were in the band, you were a leper. When people say those were the best years of our lives, I want to scream.

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I think if there was an ISP tax of some sort, we can say to the consumer, 'All music is now available and able to be downloaded and put in your car and put in your iPod and put up your a-- if you want and it's $5 on your cable bill.'

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