13 Inspiring Jack White Quotes (Free List)

Jack White quotes are thought-provoking, memorable and inspiring. From views on society and politics to thoughts on love and life, Jack White has a lot to say. In this list we present the 13 best Jack White quotes, in no particular order. Let yourself get inspired!

(And check out our page with Jack White quotes per category if you only want to read quotes from a certain category, such as funny, life, love, politics, and more).

Jack White quotes

Well, I sort of don’t trust anybody who doesn’t like Led Zeppelin.

— Jack White


Music is what I have to do, I only answer the questions so that I can do it.

— Jack White


When I say nothing, I say everything

— Jack White


I keep guitars that are, you know, the neck’s a little bit bent and it’s a little bit out of tune. I want to work and battle it and conquer it and make it express whatever attitude I have at that moment. I want it to be a struggle.

— Jack White


That’s what happens nowadays with people working on computers. They can so easily fix things with their mouse and take out all the, ‘Oh, somebody coughed in the background; we need to take that out’ – or somebody hit a bad note. Those are all the best moments.

— Jack White


I dabbled in things like Howlin’ Wolf, Cream and Led Zeppelin, but when I heard Son House and Robert Johnson, it blew my mind. It was something I’d been missing my whole life. That music made me discard everything else and just get down to the soul and honesty of the blues.

— Jack White


With the White Stripes we were trying to trick people into not realising we were playing the blues. We did not want to come off like white kids trying to play black music from 100 years ago so a great way to distract them was by dressing in red, white and black.

— Jack White


The fact that we elected Obama was a sign that the black struggle inherent in the blues and so much of the music I have loved can triumph.

— Jack White


I think it takes a lot of trickery to keep up with the media and its perception of you. I don’t know if I have it in me most of the time to care. The music is made first, and the interviews or photos to keep it alive come later as a necessary evil, I suppose.

— Jack White


Nowadays, everybody assumes, when they wake up in the morning, if they have a question, it will get answered. Because they have the internet. No matter what the question is, someone will answer their question.

— Jack White


Vinyl is the real deal. I’ve always felt like, until you buy the vinyl record, you don’t really own the album. And it’s not just me or a little pet thing or some kind of retro romantic thing from the past. It is still alive.

— Jack White


I just think old old movies, they make you concentrate and pay attention so much more. They feel so warm. A lot of modern digital videotape, it’s just too bright. Don’t know why, it’s not warm.

— Jack White


This generation is so dead. You ask a kid, ‘What are you doing this Saturday?’ and they’ll be playing video games or watching cable, instead of building model cars or airplanes or doing something creative. Kids today never say, ‘Man, I’m really into remote-controlled steamboats.’

— Jack White


Playing drums feels like coming home for me. Even during the White Stripes I thought: ‘I’ll do this for now, but I’m really a drummer.’ That’s what I’ll put on my passport application.

— Jack White