Best Goth Quotes 2021

The goths are beautiful, a vast depth of subcultural, aesthetic and poetic ideas, and we would identify with that as we did back in 1979. But not the post modern distortion…the costume without the brain.

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Steampunk is what happens when goths discover brown

— Cherie Priest

As a teenager I went all Goth, but I wasn’t mopey enough.

I would pretend to be, but I’d end up making people laugh.

— Sayings

I was a goth girl in high school. Perhaps the powdered white face and the black lipstick were not the most attractive. I felt fabulous at the time but looking back, uh, probably not the best idea.

— Christina Hendricks

Bite me, Goth princess,” Shane called from the back.

“Not literally or anything.” “Maybe you should say that to Michael.” “Not funny, Eve,” Michael said. Eve raised her eyebrows and held her fingers up, measuring off about an inch. “Little bit,” she said.

— Rachel Caine

The only vampires I’ve ever seen are the Goths trying to get a glimpse of Anne Rice’s house, who drink strawberry sodas and tell each other it’s blood.

— Sherrilyn Kenyon

Now there’s a sight you don’t see every day, huh? Two punked-out Goths throwing a Christmas party for sick children. (Doctor)

— Sherrilyn Kenyon

But I don’t think anybody with any self-respect would admit to being Goth

— Rozz Williams

I was a dumpy teenager. My mum was a model and was all about looks, so I rebelled by going goth. It took me years of peeling back the onion to finally stop using make-up as a mask and feel comfortable in my skin.

— Jennifer Aniston

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.

— Mark Gatiss

I think the worst lie I ever told was, because my last name is Goth, I used to tell kids at school that I used to be related to ‘Van Gogh’ and when I turned 18, I would inherit all the fortune from the sunflower painting.

— Mia Goth

I was last in Rome in AD 540 when it was full of Goths and their heavy horses.

It has changed a great deal since then.

— Robert Graves

Don’t leave me, Rainbow Girl.” Rainbow Girl. Was that who I was? It seemed so long ago. I smiled faintly. “Remember the skirt I wore to Mallucé’s the night you told me to dress Goth?” “It’s upstairs in your closet. Never throw it away. It looked like a wet dream on you.

— Karen Marie Moning

This is funny because I just had a job over the summer for VH1, a project I did called Strange Frequency where I got to play a Goth rock band singer.

— Charisma Carpenter

Ethnically, the Germans are Teutonic.

.. being made up of Vandals, Gepidae, and Goths, all of whom emigrated – south from Sweden in about 500 BC; why they emigrated is not exactly clear, but many scholars believe it was because they saw the way Sweden was going, i.e. neutral.

— Alan Coren

Steampunk is nothing more than what happens when Goths discover brown.

— Charles Stross

Last night you said you wanted to know what to expect so you could better select your attire. I told you we were going to visit a vampire in a Goth-den tonight. Why, then, Ms. Lane, do you look like a perky rainbow?

— Karen Marie Moning

That was the goth stage, where I decided I’d never get the girl of my dreams because of my scars. Not to mention my hairstyle. (pause) But then she slammed a door handle into my gut. And when a girl does that to a boy, it means she likes him.

— Lisa McMann

I’m definitely incredibly attracted to the aesthetic of what is typically deemed goth stuff, but. A lot of my experience growing up was in being around that kind of thing, and it’s just what sinks into a person’s brain.

— Jhonen Vasquez

It’s only people that aren’t goths that think the Cure are a goth band.

— Robert Smith

The Goth character was a difficult thing to get my head round.

I’m not really a fan of Goth music. I’m more a piano and guitar man – that’s what I love.

— Richard Fleeshman

Many thanks for all of the love and good wishes sent our way from my friends out there in cartoon land… the only place where a nine month pregnant woman can still play a hot goth chick in a belly shirt!

— Grey DeLisle

Goth culture, as mired in the past as it is, even it goes through changes, so Goth when I was growing up is not what it is now. When I think of Goth culture as it is at the moment I think of mall culture.

— Jhonen Vasquez

People come up to me at conventions and say, ‘I was such an outcast, I felt like such a geek, and when I saw you, you made me feel like such a normal person.’ It’s my favorite thing to hear, because that’s how I felt when I was a kid. If Goth would’ve been around, I would’ve definitely been Goth. But there wasn’t such a thing, so I was just weird.

— Cassandra Peterson

We never considered ourselves part of the goth thing.

— Ian Astbury

It’s so hard being goth. You have to have a bad time everywhere.

— Clint Catalyst

I did go through a Goth thing, but that was a long time ago.

I just like artists that shake it up, that piss people off or make people think or rattle the cage somehow.

— Lisa Marie Presley

It’s funny that all these goths paint their faces with such white make-up and that is the actual colour of my skin, I am that pale!

— Kelly Osbourne

I always get the ‘goth girl’ thing because I wear black. But I don’t worship death.

— Fairuza Balk

I go to goth clubs dressed as a frat guy so I can stand around and look terribly uncomfortable. At frat parties I do the same thing, but the other way around.

— Myles Munroe

Goth Juice… The most powerful hairspray known to man. Made from the tears of Robert Smith.

— Noel Fielding

Bouncing in hoppy little circles like a demented Goth bunny.

— Rachel Caine


I felt like – like I don’t know what.

Like this wasn’t real. Like I was in some Goth version of a bad sitcom. Instead of being the A/V dweeb about to ask the head cheerleader to the prom, I was the finished-second-place werewolf about to ask the vampire’s wife to shack up and procreate. Nice. – Jacob

— Stephenie Meyer

I find that people in American are often much more purist.

If you’re into hip-hop, you’re totally into hip-hop – you wear the uniform, that’s all you listen to. If you’re a goth, you’re totally a goth – you’ve got, like, 4,000 piercings, black hair, you really go for it.

— Kieran Hebden

[The Goths’] poverty was incurable; since the most liberal donatives were soon dissipated in wasteful luxury, and the most fertile estates became barren in their hands.

— Edward Gibbon


I’ve always spent more time with a smile on my face than not, but the thing is, I don’t write about it. Robert Smith
I lose myself in music because I can’t be bothered explaining what I feel to anyone else around me. Robert Smith
Refusing to grow up is like refusing to accept your limitations. That’s why I don’t think we’ll ever grow up. Robert Smith
If you feel alienated from people around you, it’s because no one tries to understand you. Robert Smith

In some cases, I quite like irritating people who need to be irritated. Robert Smith

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