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.
Making mistakes is a lot better than not doing anything.
I sort of enjoy the fact that I'm misunderstood most of the time. That's fine.
People are so damned afraid that one day they might wake up and discover that they've grown old.
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.
School is practice for the future, and practice makes perfect. But nobody's perfect, so why practice?
If journalists ask you again and again about the same bands, you'll end up saying you hate them just because you're so fed up with being asked all those stupid questions.
If you have children, you don't want to have drugs and drinks in the house. It's just not good.
A lot of punk rock is not going to be in the mainstream. It's below the radar. The beauty of it is that you're not supposed to always know. It's subterranean.
Music - that's been my education. There's not a day that goes by that I take it for granted.
Punk has always been about doing things your own way. What it represents for me is ultimate freedom and a sense of individuality.
There's nothing wrong with being a loser, it just depends on how good you are at it.
There are always young bands playing in their garages. A lot of punk rock is not going to be in the mainstream. It's below the radar. The beauty of it is that you're not supposed to always know. It's subterranean.
Our passion is our strength.
Punk is not just the sound, the music. Punk is a lifestyle.
I'm very monogamous.
For some young people, their first experience ever hearing punk rock music was playing the Green Bay Packers on 'Madden'.
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.
I think it's your own choice if you turn from an angry young man to a bitter, old bastard.
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.