Top 10 Layne Staley Quotes

These are quotes by Layne Staley late singer of Alice in Chains.

The Top Ten

1 "I'm not into religion, but I have a good grasp on spirituality. I just believe that I`m not the greatest power on this earth. I didn't create myself, because I would have done a hell of a better job."

This list is kind of heartbreaking. Layne was an intelligent and positive guy but the drugs were just slowly killing him. It's so sad to have this amazing singer, this amazing person, be gone due to the terrible addictions of drugs. Rest in Peace Layne Staley, forever one of my favorite singers. - cjWriter1997

It's his best quote in my opinion.

2 "My bad habits aren't my title, my strengths and talents are my title."

One of his most truthful quotes.

3 "I guess anywhere I want. If only I knew where to go."

Very deep..

4 "I've always looked for the perfect life to step into. I've taken all the paths to get where I wanted. But no matter where I go, I still come home."
5 "The  songs are about things that we were thinking and we wrote 'em down, and when you listen to 'em, whatever you think it's about... THAT's what it's about!"

Basically explaining his songs can have any interpertation.

6 "Drugs are not the way to the light. They won't lead to a fairy- tale life, they lead to suffering."

To think he said this before he died from his addiction... is quite atonishing.

7 "Whatever dramas go on my life, I always find that place inside my head where I see myself as the cleanest, tallest, strongest, wisest person that I can be."

The quote sums up it's self to be honest.

8 "Music is the doorway that has led me to drawing, photography, and writing."

This quote essentially describes the power of music.

9 "Our perception of the songs that we've written... the meaning changes from day to day... to whatever stage we're at in our lives and careers."

Quite a quote.

10 "When everyone goes home, you're stuck with yourself."
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