101+ Emo Quotes for Deeper Understanding

Are you looking for emo quotes? Get into the emotional with our collection of emo quotes. These quotes encapsulate the raw feelings, introspection, and depth of the emo subculture. From heartache to self-discovery, explore a selection of quotes with the complex emotions and experiences of emo culture. Immerse yourself in the essence of emo through these quotes.

The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance.

Creative.” “Dangerously emo. — Maggie Stiefvater

Feeling emotional, but also feeling fabulous.

The view on life doesn’t just change, but time. – Emo Star

Life is but a dream for the dead. ― Gerard Way

Emo Quotes

I’m not okay, but I’m trying to be.

Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live.

Poetry is just so emo.” he said. “Oh, the pain. The pain. It always rains. In my soul.― John Green

I just got so emo that I just fell apart!! — Gerard Way

I try to hide my emotions with a straight face, but the black clothes give me away.

I’ll be okay, is that what you want me to say? – Unknown

Forget the risk. Take the fall. If it’s meant to be, it’s worth it all. ― Unknown

The scars you can’t see are the hardest to heal.

She can paint a pretty picture but this story has a twist. The paintbrush is a razor and the canvas is her wrist.

First, accept sadness. Realize that without losing, winning isn’t so great.

Emo is over; you can all go home now — Pete Wentz

Emo by nature, fabulous by choice.

Just live and breathe And try not to die again. – Unknown

My favorite place in the world is wherever you happen to be. ― Unknown

I’m tired of trying, sick of crying, and I’m done.

So how was Christmas for you guys? Did you all get lots of nice black T-shirts?― Gerard Way

Unicorns are real, and emo is imaginary. — Mikey Way

I wear black because I like it, not because I’m emo.

I’m not mad. I’m hurt. There’s a difference. – Anonymous

Love is being able to walk arm in arm even when you don’t see eye to eye. ― Unknown

The pain is real, but so is the hope.

We are our own greatest fears

And I rose rainy autumn and walked abroad in a shower of all my days…― Dylan Thomas

Sadness gives depth. Happiness gives height. Sadness gives roots. Happiness gives branches. Happiness is like a tree going into the sky, and sadness is like the roots going down into the womb of the earth. Both are needed, and the higher a tree goes, the deeper it goes, simultaneously. The bigger the tree, the bigger will be its roots. In fact, it is always in proportion. That’s its balance.

I’m an emotional wreck, but at least I look good doing it.

I have no interest in emo. I’m all about rap metal. — Rivers Cuomo

I felt very tired and vague in the head. – Ernest Hemingway

The best feelings are those that have no words to describe them. ― Michelle Hammersley

Sometimes the person who tries to keep everyone else together is the one who falls apart.

The View On Life Isn’t Just Change, But Time.

I’m okay I’m okay now. But you really need to listen to me ’cause I’m telling you the truth I mean this I’m okay Trust me…I’m not okay
…Well okay I’m not okay. I’m not o-f king-kay― Gerard Way

The largest part of what we call ‘personality’ is determined by how we’ve opted to defend ourselves against anxiety and sadness.

Future’s Pluto is my favorite album of the year. It’s so emo. — Ryan Hemsworth

Being emo is a work of art, and I am a masterpiece.

I stare at accidents in a sick attempt to feel at all. – Unknown

She will chase you around for a while, but there’s gonna be one day when she’s gonna stop and she’s gonna get over you. And at that moment, you’re going to wish you had let her catch you. ― Unknown

In the end, we all become stories.

The longer and more carefully we look at a funny story, the sadder it becomes.

Just because I wear black and keep a private journal, that doesn’t mean I’m going to blow up the school. Or terrorize mindless cheerleaders, for that matter.― Kelly Creagh

Now go and stake some vamps. Especially the sparkly emo ones. — Kevin Hearne

Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions.

Pain is the only thing that’s telling me I’m still alive. – Unknown

Love is when hurting him would hurt you more. ― Unknown

I’m lost in the sea of my own thoughts.

Feel, he told himself, feel, feel, feel. Even if what you feel is pain, only let yourself feel

Because, little girl, this is the real world you see, where there’s no
light to shine on false identities. We didn’t destroy the world just to scare;
we simply uncovered what was already there. What has come out is all the

darkness that was once hidden within, and you’ll soon meet the darkness
in you once my fangs pierce your skin. We are our own greatest fears…..― Chris Colfer

Yeah. I like Chopin. I feel like Chopin is ‘emo.’ Do you like Chopin? ― Tao Lin

Inhale confidence, exhale doubt.

Tears are words from the heart that can’t be spoken. – Unknown

Love is giving someone the power to destroy you but trusting them not to. ― E. Lockhart

Sadness is a silent scream.

What foolishness it is to desire more life after one has tasted
A bit of it and see the world; for each day, after each endless day,
Piles up ever more misery into a mound. As for pleasures: once we
Have passed youth they vanish away, never again to be seen.
Death is the end of all.
Never being born is the best thing. To have seen the daylight
And be swept instantly back into dark oblivion comes second.― Sophocles

I keep thinking about blood, I dream about it. Wake up thinking about it. Pretty soon I’ll be writing morbid emo poetry about it.

Being emo is both the best and worst thing that has happened to me ― MEE

Wherever life plants you, bloom with grace.

A sky so full of feeling it cannot bring itself to rain. – Brit Marling

How do I love thee? Let me count the ways… ― Elizabeth Barrett Browning

I don’t need anyone to save me. I just need someone to understand.

They are called ‘Emos’ now, and before that, they were ‘Goths.’ They didn’t have a name for it when I was one, but I was that black-wearing teenager and yes, I wore a little eyeliner.

I spend my nights thinking about the worst
And telling myself that everything’s going to work out
I keep kicking myself in the mouth
Opening up every cut that should be a scar by now― Real friends

Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.

I realize I look very hip-hop, but I’m really more emo with a definite Brazilian flavor. — Jim Gaffigan

And I just can’t escape the way I feel. I just want to feel something real.

Don’t mind me. I’ll just sit here, crying over yesterday. – P.M. Harrison

Though lovers be lost, love shall not; And death shall have no dominion. ― Dylan Thomas

Sometimes, the worst battles are the ones fought within.

I was pure and good. I loved that they couldn’t understand how profound I was.

Emo means different things to different people. Actually, that’s a massive understatement. Emo seems solely to mean different things to different people—Like pig Latin or books by Thomas Pynchon, confusion is one of its hallmark traits

I have been emo since Dashboard Confessional. — Anonymous

I’m still holding on to something I can’t have.

Sorry if I’m slow. Opening up to people is not a skill of mine. – Kiera Cass

You know it’s love when you want to keep holding hands even after you’re sweaty. ― Unknown

Behind my smile is a broken heart you’ll never understand.

I can laugh because I have known sadness.

She wasn’t soft or pretty; she was hard-edged and cold, like one of those cold bronze statues surrounded by high fences and crowned in razor wire. Don’t touch me, such defenses said, but it wasn’t enough to halt a breach, no. She had thought people only picked the soft-petaled, sweet-smelling flowers, but some people took thorns as a challenge.― Nenia Campbell

Sometimes we get sad about things and we don’t like to tell other people that we are sad about them. We like to keep it a secret. Sometimes, we are sad but we really don’t know why we are sad, so we say we aren’t sad but we really are.

I’m sorry, I didn’t realize they made shoes for emo ballerinas! ― Jacqueline E. Smith

It’s so easy to see, that you were never meant for me.

The more I try to explain myself, the less I understand myself. – Eugène Ionesco

My head screamed no. My heart whispered yes. Reality told me not to, but Hope told me to give it a shot. ― Unknown

I’m tired of pretending that everything is okay.

When I Was A Kid I Used To Pray Every Night For A New Bicycle. Then I Realised That The Lord Doesn’t Work That Way So I Stole One And Asked Him To Forgive Me.

You used to make me feel like I could walk on water
Now most nights I’m just sinking down and down
You’re the reason why I can’t listen to the same songs I used to― Real Friends

No matter how much you care about a person, you have to be able to know that you can sit down at night and be happy with who you are without that person. That’s really hard when you’re a lonely emo kid.

Between the suit and the pinkish hair, he looks like an emo gangster. ― A.G. Howard

I am an emotional mess disguised as a person.

This broken heart is yours, so take it and do what you will.

There is nothing more depressing than having it all and still feeling sad. – Unknown

Sarcasm―The witty will have fun, but the stupid won’t get it. ― Unknown

Some days, it’s hard to find the light.

Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.

What do you do when the alienating silence deafens your ‘bootless cries’?― Solange Nicole

You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness.

People always try to stereotype us, but we don’t fit the emo stereotype. — Brendon Urie

You can take everything I have, you can break everything I am.

It’s hard to tell your mind to stop loving someone when your heart still does. – Unknown

Hell is empty and all the devils are here. ― William Shakespeare

Those times when someone you thought was your friend talks about you behind your back really hurt. Even if you act like you don’t care, deep inside, you care.― Zoey-Rose Hawthorne

There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are the messengers of overwhelming grief, deep contrition, and of unspeakable love.

Emo always meant emotional. Any kind of art or music should be emotional. — Frank Lero

Broken hearts never mend, but the memories live on.

She strikes a pose but she dies inside. Nobody knows she’s a beautiful suicide. – Unknown

I stopped fighting my inner demons. We are on the same side now. ― Darynda Jones

The beauty of darkness is how it lets you see the stars.

I do believe that if you haven’t learned about sadness, you cannot appreciate happiness.

I fell over twice. It was loud. The garden was black outside our circle of light. The endless night stretched all around us, so we told each other that we had to be close together, together in the dark. ― Laure Eve

Emo is bullshit! If people want to take it for the literal sense of the word, then yes, we’re an emotional band, we put a lot of thought into what we do. People always try to stereotype us, but we don’t fit the emo stereotype.

In a world full of noise, you were the only silence I needed.

I usually know almost exactly how I feel. The problem is, I just can’t tell anyone. – Meg Cabot

I was sleeping the other night, alone, thanks to the exterminator. ― Unknown

My soul is full of storms and chaos.

There was nothing to be made of us intellectuals. We were a superfluous, irresponsible lot of talented chatterboxes for whom reality had no meaning.― Hermann Hesse

Experiencing sadness and anger can make you feel more creative, and by being creative you can get beyond your pain or negativity.

There are bands now, and for years, that called themselves emo. I never followed that stuff. — Jeremy Enigk

Living my life between a smile and a tear

The loneliness you feel with another person, the wrong person, is the loneliest of all. – Deb Caletti

It’s not easy being me but it sure is funny watching people try. ― Unknown

I’m searching for something, but I’m not sure what.

Tears shed for another person are not a sign of weakness. They are a sign of a pure heart.

I remember only images, snapshots burned into me, bleeding into each other until I no longer knew the order in which they had happened.― Laure Eve

Emo means different things to different people. Actually, that’s a massive understatement. — Andy Greenwald

I have a love-hate relationship with my emotions

I’m sorry for breaking

down when I should’ve been stitching myself back up – Real Friends

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