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IDGAF! Quotes & Mantras to Live By

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Are you looking for the best punk rock quotes or goth quotes about life? In this roundup, we've managed to wrangle some punk sayings and goth quotes from celebrities who just wanted to say "idgaf."

In case you were wondering, IDGAF stands for "I Don't Give A F*ck." This attitude is all about individualism, confidence, and doing your own thing no matter what others think. They can f off, right?

Below is a listicle of sassy-but-affirmative quotes, expressions, and more from goth and punk icons or seminal works, that'll surely inspire you to just not give a f*ck.

What They F*cking Said….

Are you wondering to yourself: "What are punk morals?" or "What are goth values?" hoping to catch an insight into the minds of your favorite subculture artists? Here we have a list of the best punk catchphrases, goth captions, and other dark and/or inspirational IDGAF quotes you just might want to take to heart.

"People are like, ‘Well, she doesn't know the Sex Pistols. Why would I know that stuff? Look how young I am. That stuff's old, right?'" — Avril Lavigne

In true IDGAF fashion, punk singer Avril Lavigne had this to say in Entertainment Weekly's November 1, 2002, issue. With this comment, she managed to infuriate the fan base she had as a punk princess. Oh well!

"Well, you know, like, I don't really give a f*ck what the general public think." — Sid Vicious

Anarchy punk quotes were a specialty of the late Sid Vicious, known for the bassist for The Sex Pistols. This quote was reported in Julien Temple's 2000 documentary The Filth and the Fury. Guess he really didn't GAF

"I'd rather be hated for who I am than loved for who I am not." — Kurt Cobain

This rare punk quote about love was shared by the late Kurt Cobain. He sang the snippet during a concert in Paris on February 14, 1994. The quote, borrowed and spun from André Gide's book Autumn Leaves, originally reads, "It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not."

"People have never looked so ugly as they do today. We just consume far too much." — Vivienne Westwood

Fashion designer and icon Vivienne Westwood has never shied away from controversy. During her interview with Huffington Post on March 6, 2012, she had this to say about the current situation in the fashion industry. OK then….

"Popularity is fleeting. I prefer to set my sights on something challenging — the establishment." — Wednesday Addams

In the 2019 cartoon reboot of the Addams Family, Wednesday delivered one of the best goth quotes ever, showing her friend and classmates that popularity isn't all that it appears to be. She proves that to stand up for a cause, it's not just about fighting the enemy — you need to fight the system that built your enemy.

Words of Kiss My @ss Wisdom

Those were just a few punk quotes, goth girl quotes, and even evil quotes we wanted to share.

What are the best inspirational quotes or dark quotes you've come across? Feel free to share them with us — we're all about punk and goth quotes that help us articulate our own brands of IDGAF mindset.

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