20 Memorable Taylor Swift Quotes From 'Folklore' Album Lyrics

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20 Memorable Taylor Swift Quotes From 'Folklore' Album Lyrics

Taylor Swift has proven many times in her songwriting that she is capable of telling a story. No matter if it’s a personal love story or a fictional tale, Swift evokes many emotions through her relatable quotes and song lyrics

With her 2020 release Folklore, Swift tells the story of a teen love triangle. She sprinkles in personal songs about her relationship with Jow Alwyn as well. 

Overall the album has a serious and interesting tone different from her previous album Lover. Some fans have noted Folklore's deeper meaning and compare it to things that remind them of comfort.

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Even though it feels like there aren’t any songs about self-love such as her first single off of Lover, “ME!”, she still has managed to sprinkle in encouraging words.

Here is a list of the most memorable Taylor Swift quotes from Folklore lyrics. 

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1. “And if you never bleed, you're never gonna grow”

2. “And if you wanted me, you really should’ve showed” 

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3. “They say she was seen on occasion / Pacing the rocks, staring out at the midnight sea”

4. “I had a marvelous time ruining everything” 


5. “I'm not your problem anymore / So who am I offending now? / You were my crown, now I'm in exile, seein' you out

6. “So step right out, there is no amount / Of crying I can do for you” 

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7. “I didn’t have it in myself to go with grace / And you’re the hero flying around, saving grace” 

8. “You had to kill me, but it killed you just the same” 


9. “And though I can’t recall your face / I still got love for you” 

10. “Passed down like folk songs / Our love lasts so long”

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11. “And you wanna scream / Don’t call me ‘kid’, don’t call me ‘baby’”

12. “Look at this idiotic fool that you made me” 

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13. “And isn't it just so pretty to think / All along there was some / Invisible string / Tying you to me?” 

14. “Hell was the journey but it brought me heaven” 

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15. “Now I breathe flames each time I talk / My cannons all firin’ at your yacht / They say ‘move on’, but you know I won’t” 

16. “I’m taking my time, taking my time / ‘Cause you took everything from me / Watching you climb, watching you climb / Over people like me” 


17. “With you I serve, with you I fall down” 

18. “Only twenty minutes to sleep / But you dream of some epiphany” 


19. “But I’m a fire and I’ll keep your brittle heart warm / If your cascade, ocean wave blues come” 

20. “The devil’s in the details, but you got a friend in me” 

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Isabell Tenorio is a writer who covers astrology, pop culture, love and relationship topics.