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By Anonym 13 Sep

Billie Joe Armstrong

I just want to write good songs that people love, which is a tough thing to do.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Billie Joe Armstrong

When I was done with the movie [Ordinary World], I felt really compelled to start working on another album. Little did I know, they were going to come out back to back.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Billie Joe Armstrong

I don't care what you do, I just don't want to be a mud hippie like you. [From 1994 woodstock]

By Anonym 14 Sep

Billie Joe Armstrong

Minority is about being an individual. It's like you have to sift through the darkness to find your place and be that individual you want to be your entire life.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Billie Joe Armstrong

Slipknot sounds like Tre choking on a hairball.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Billie Joe Armstrong

My job description is that I'm a rock star. And I'm good at it.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Billie Joe Armstrong

Every night I play as if my life depends on it.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Billie Joe Armstrong

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.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Billie Joe Armstrong

My wife is the CEO of the family. I'm the fun guy, just trying to make it up as I go along.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Billie Joe Armstrong

The musical is amazing. i mean,i don't throw around that word very often unless im talking about myself. Being humble is one of my many fine qualities. IGN Interview May 2009

By Anonym 14 Sep

Billie Joe Armstrong

The fact that I was taking naps in churches, in between takes of the [Ordinary World], and there was that guerilla style of filmmaking, I felt more at home with that.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Billie Joe Armstrong

I sound like an Englishman impersonating an American impersonating an Englishman.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Billie Joe Armstrong

That was the hard part of having kids: trying to be on their schedule, then fighting to get to sleep while they are sleeping.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Billie Joe Armstrong

[I]t is something that comes up as a struggle in me. It especially came up when I was about 16 or 17. In high school people think you have to be so macho. People get attacked just because someone insinuates something about their sexuality. I think that’s gruesome.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Billie Joe Armstrong

Coffee is the absolute most dependably ordinary thing I could have every single day.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Billie Joe Armstrong

I definitely related a lot to Perry [from That's Ordinary World movie]. I liked how he put family first. I identified with the exhaustion and klutziness that comes with being a parent, and how he's just a rock-and-roller at heart. For me, it was fun to kind of imagine whether or not this could've been the path I went on, or not.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Billie Joe Armstrong

You want a drumstick? Like a ice cream cone or a chicken wing!?

By Anonym 13 Sep

Billie Joe Armstrong

I know I'm always going to be a musician, for the rest of my life. That's for sure. It's about how you balance between being a musician and being a parent, and making it intertwined.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Billie Joe Armstrong

History will tell if we were really a good band or just a one day fly.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Billie Joe Armstrong

I hate television. I hate the internet. I hate cell phones. I hate cameras. I hate everything that destroys creativity.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Billie Joe Armstrong

We pride ourselves on trying to put on the best show we can and we're not afraid to say that we happen to be the best live band in the world.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Billie Joe Armstrong

With the video for Boulevard of Broken Dreams we were going for something a bit like Ladykillers, you know? Pretty and demented at the same time...like me!

By Anonym 15 Sep

Billie Joe Armstrong

We've been together as a group for a long time so this means a lot... we've done everything ourselves until this point, so thank you to everybody ... do everything you f - -n' believe in, because this is what it's all about.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Billie Joe Armstrong

I approach playing acoustic guitar more of as a percussive instrument. It's fragile. I don't have a lot of finesse when it comes to my guitar playing.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Billie Joe Armstrong

I would definitely say the Oakland Raiders are the punk rock band of football.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Billie Joe Armstrong

A guy walks up to me and asks, "What's Punk?". So I kick over a garbage can and say. "That's punk!". So he kicks over the garbage can and says, "That's Punk?", and I say, "No that's trendy!

By Anonym 14 Sep

Billie Joe Armstrong

One thing I want to teach my son is sensitivity to other people. I want to teach him not to be this macho freak.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Billie Joe Armstrong

When we were making the record, I just decided, at the last second. I thought, "This song ["Ordinary World"] makes a lot of sense, being on the album [Revolution Radio].

By Anonym 15 Sep

Billie Joe Armstrong

When someone is in a car accident and they're driving at 100 mph, drunk, who's tape do you think his listening to at that time? Think about it.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Billie Joe Armstrong

There are many things in life that you feel you need such as television, magazines, teachers telling that you have to make money and be successful, but if you have some kind of hope, something to hold onto, then all this will no longer be important. If you can make your next day better than the previous one, then you will see what it really means something to you and not everything that people think you need for your life.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Billie Joe Armstrong

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.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Billie Joe Armstrong

If someone falls down, pick them back up. Just because there's not a frickin camera in your face doesn't mean you don't have to look out for each other.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Billie Joe Armstrong

If I look at my old lyrics, they seem to be full of rage, but empty. There was an emptiness in my life.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Billie Joe Armstrong

I got body lice in Germany! I'd tell you they were crabs, but I wasn't getting laid.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Billie Joe Armstrong

Nobody leaves this band unless it's in a coffin

By Anonym 14 Sep

Billie Joe Armstrong

That's where all good music comes from, I think - anything that's likely to have an impact on pop culture comes from a point where there's no expectation of it becoming anything other than personal.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Billie Joe Armstrong

A punk concert isn't fun without a pit.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Billie Joe Armstrong

I heard Davey Havok has a brand of eyeliner out now... its AFI-liner

By Anonym 14 Sep

Billie Joe Armstrong

It's better to regret something you have done than to regret something you haven't done.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Billie Joe Armstrong

Always move forward, going straight will get you nowhere.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Billie Joe Armstrong

Making mistakes is a lot better than not doing anything.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Billie Joe Armstrong

We put the fun in dysfunctional.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Billie Joe Armstrong

It would be great to do a rock opera, but using more low-fi technology. I love shitty-sounding records.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Billie Joe Armstrong

We had a lot of fun together. We really were in sync with each other, a lot.Madisyn Shipman is a great kid.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Billie Joe Armstrong

A lot of people, when they talk to me, I can't wait for them to shut up. Like, shut up. you're a moron. I have nothing to say, you know?

By Anonym 15 Sep

Billie Joe Armstrong

The thing is, my education was music. I knew I'd be playing music no matter what. That's all I thought about, I was obsessed with it. I'm still obsessed with it. It gets the best of me sometimes.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Billie Joe Armstrong

I'm always a work in progress.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Billie Joe Armstrong

Moshing and broken glass just don't go together.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Billie Joe Armstrong

When all else fails...be a rockstar

By Anonym 15 Sep

Billie Joe Armstrong

There's an honesty in our family - my kids and I are able to talk about things without me putting the fear of God into them.