Top 18 Quotes & Sayings by Cliff Burton

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Cliff Burton

Clifford Lee Burton was an American musician who was the bassist for heavy metal band Metallica from 1982 until his death in 1986. He performed on Kill 'Em All (1983), Ride the Lightning (1984), and Master of Puppets (1986), the band's first three studio albums. Burton also received a posthumous writing credit on ...And Justice for All (1988) for the song "To Live Is to Die".

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Just keep going like crazy and look back when it's over. Otherwise you just get confused.
Those that start things have an advantage over those that follow.
Personally, I would say the 'master' of this whole thing is fate... Whoever is on the playing field is fair game, and it's up to them to avoid being used. — © Cliff Burton
Personally, I would say the 'master' of this whole thing is fate... Whoever is on the playing field is fair game, and it's up to them to avoid being used.
To live is to die.
Every once in awhile we may fall on our face, but we insist on doing what we wanna do.
The studio is just a labor. Getting on stage is the reward.
As a kid, I said, 'I want to write for movies.' When I finally had that opportunity it was like I was able to exhale. 'Wow, I'm finally doing this for real.'
You don't burn out from going too fast. You burn out from going too slow and getting bored.
Control your life through insanity.
We do what we want. We don't care what anyone else thinks.
Why should we change onstage? We're not trying to be something big and fancy, it's just us, doing what we do, we'd like to keep it that way.
If someone has it inside them to commit an act, then that act would be committed anyway. It's very easy for someone to place the blame on something other than the person who committed the act. It's people looking for scapegoats, you know?
As a kid, I said, 'I want to write for movies.' When I finally had that opportunity it was like I was able to exhale. 'Wow, I'm finally doing this for real.
Every once in a while we may fall on our face, but we insist on doing what we wanna do.
Cannot the kingdom of salvation take me home.
When I started, I decided to devote my life to it and not get sidetracked by all the other bullshit life has to offer
When a man lies he murders some part of the world These are the pale deaths which men miscall their lives All this i cannot bear to witness any longer Cannot the kingdom of salvation take me home.
These are the pale deaths which men miscall their lives. — © Cliff Burton
These are the pale deaths which men miscall their lives.
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