> Author Index > A - Authors > Billie Joe Armstrong Quotes

Billie Joe Armstrong Quotes

Pages: Prev 12

Our passion is our strength.

People are so damned afraid that one day they might wake up and discover that they've grown old.

Punk has always been about doing things your own way. What it represents for me is ultimate freedom and a sense of individuality.

Punk is not just the sound, the music. Punk is a lifestyle.

Punk will never be dead to me. It's my life. I can never just drop this lifestyle. It embodies me.

School is practice for future life, practice makes perfect and nobodys perfect, so why practice?

The thing is, acoustic could be like a four-letter word to a lot of kids.

There are a lot of bands who claim to be punk and they only play the music, they have no clue what it's all about. It's a lifestyle. It's not about popularity and all that crap.

We put everything we had into this record, just like we do with every other record that we make.

We're not a political band. We don't want to tell people what to do or what to think. We just want to tell them to think.

What annoys the hell out of me is the arrogance of some people. They don't even listen to our music, they decided in advance that they don't like it.

What is going on in America is extreme. The youth cult, they worship youth so much it's almost paranoid. And LA is the Mecca of it all; they're taking it to the hilt.

Pages: Prev 12