Ian Curtis quotes

Who the hell is Ian Curtis?

Ian Curtis was the lead singer of British post-punk band Joy Division. Curtis committed suicide on the height of the band's success.

Ian Curtis quotes

“All my lyrics are open to interpretation by the individual and imply many different meanings, therefore their relevance is purely subjective.”

Ian Curtis

“Existence is, ... well what does it matter? I exist on the best terms I can. The past is now part of my future. The present is well out of hand.”

Ian Curtis

“I struggle between what I know is right in my own mind, and some warped truthfulness as seen through other people's eyes who have no heart, and can't see the difference anyway.”

Ian Curtis

“I used to work in a factory and I was really happy because I could daydream all day.”

Ian Curtis

“Reality is only a term, based on values and well worn principles, whereas the dream goes on forever.”

Ian Curtis