"Take my hand, we'll make it I swear."
I grew up on '80s rock bands like Hootie and the Blowfish, Bon Jovi, and Aerosmith. Thanks to my dad, rock 'n' roll will always have a sweet spot in my soul. So whether or not your childhood was built on rock 'n' roll, everyone can live and love by these quotes from '80s rock songs.
1. "All we need is just a little patience."
Guns N' Roses. "Patience." G N' R Lies. 1988.
2. "We've got to hold on to what we've got."
Bon Jovi. "Livin' On a Prayer." Slippery When Wet. 1986.
3. "Just when things went right, it doesn't mean they were always wrong."
Mötley Crüe. "Home Sweet Home." Theatre of Pain. 1985.
4. "Every rose has its thorn, just like every night has its dawn."
Poison. "Every Rose Has Its Thorn." Open Up and Say... Ahh! 1988.
5. "Let's talk about love, I want to know what love is."
Foreigner. "I Want To Know What Love Is." Agent Provocateur. 1984.
6. "I've made up my mind, I ain't wasting no more time."
Whitesnake. "Here I Go Again." Saints & Sinners. 1982.
7. "Dream on, dream until your dreams come true."
Aerosmith. "Dream On." Aerosmith. 1973.
8. "I love rock 'n' roll."
Joan Jett & the Blackhearts. "I Love Rock 'n' Roll." I Love Rock 'n' Roll. 1981.