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“A lot of the 'Back In Black' stuff is really challenging.”

“At times I enjoy writing and at others times I just hate it because it's definitely having to go back and experience some pain and express what you really feel.”

“Be bitter, stay angry, and blame everyone!”

“Chinese Democracy wasn't trying to tell China to have a democracy or anything like that. I don't have an opinion on what kind of government they should have. My thing is, I went to stay there for about three months, and everywhere I went, the people are so shielded from what's going on in the world.”

“Fear is where there is no love. Love is where there is no fear.”

“Freddie Mercury and Elton John are, like, two of the biggest Influences in my whole life. And probably always will be.”

“I discovered I scream the same way whether I'm about to be devoured by a great white shark or if a piece of seaweed touches my foot.”

“I don't even know my own phone number.”

“I don't really know what to say about Izzy. It's like you could have a conversation and think it's one way, and the next day, it's another way. And I'm not trying to take any shots at Izzy. It's just his thing is kind of his thing, whatever that is.”

“I feel I have a responsibility to myself, a responsibility to explain where we're coming from. Because a song or the performance of a song is a lot like a work of art.”

“I guess I like who I am now. I'd just like to have a little more internal peace. I'm sure everybody would.”

“I like feeling a sense of unity with the crowd even though everybody might be thinking something different.”

“I like Nine Inch Nails, and I like hip-hop.”

“I like to be real private; you don't always want everyone around you – even when they like you.”

“I mainly listen to the music that's playing during movies. It can be the theme to 'Pirates of the Caribbean', 'The Equalizer', stuff like that. I like the blend of orchestra with modern instrumentation. It's something that I've wanted to do.”

“I personally don't do any hard drugs, because they get in the way of me getting to my base issues, and I'd rather get rid of the excess baggage than find a way to shove it deeper in the closet.”

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“I sing in five or six different voices that are all part of me. It's not contrived.”

“I think that it would be good for people to realize and understand that they are doing something to deal with their pain and they aren't really going to be allowed to escape it and outrun it forever without side effects and certain consequences, as far as emotional and mental happiness and their physical condition. And I'd like people to be aware of those things.”

“I think the pressure has also helped me want to rise above that pressure, and it has helped in accelerating the healing process. It's helped give me a drive. I have a definite survival drive, and the pressure gave me a drive to get on top of it.”

“I try to be respectful about getting an honor or recognition, but I don't really know what the Rock Hall actually is. In my experience with the people who run it, I don't see it having to do with anything other than them making money.”

“I write the vocals last, because I wanted to invent the music first and push the music to the level that I had to compete against it.”

“I'd just like to say that I have a personal disgust for small dogs, like poodles. I have some serious physical problems with them. Everything about them means I must kill them. I must.”

“I'm late to everything. I've always wanted to have it written in my will that when I die, the coffin shows up a half hour late and says on the side, like in gold, 'Sorry I'm late'.”

“I'm not God but if I were God, ¾ of you would be girls, and the rest would be pizza and beer.”

“If I hadn't had Freddie Mercury's lyrics to hold on to as a kid I don't know where I would be. It taught me about all forms of music... it would open my mind. I never really had a bigger teacher in my whole life.”

“If love is blind I guess I'll buy myself a cane.”

“If someone asked me if I could have anything in the world, what would l want? If l could own anything, like owning a piece of art, l think it would be Elton John's publishing, on his first seven albums. I don't want the money. Being able to own those songs Is like owning a painting of someone you admire.”

“If you are really into waiting, try holding your breath for Jesus, 'cause I hear the payoff may be that much greater.”

“In general, I usually don't really go by or live my life by a clock, and outside of touring, I don't really ask anyone else to. It's not out of lack of respect for anyone or intentional.”

“It's really hard to maintain a one-on-one relationship if the other person is not going to allow me to be with other people.”

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“One of the most beneficial things I've ever learned is how to keep my mouth shut.”


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