20 Total Quotes

Billie Armstrong Quotes

Billie Armstrong
I didn't graduate from any of them (Colleges) and look at me now mom!
Billie Armstrong
#College

Billie Armstrong
The most dramatic entrance for an autograph was probably when I was in Edmonton Alberta Canada or... whatever, and she jumped on my back and asked for the autograph. She was so cool and she said she wanted to be in a band... Well, whoever that was, I totally support you!
Billie Armstrong
#Canada

Billie Armstrong
School is practice for future life, practice makes perfect and nobodys perfect, so why practice?
Billie Armstrong
#Future

Billie Armstrong
After 30 minutes watching TV you belive you're on drugs. They're perfect in trying to turn you into nothing more than mindless consumers. For example there is a melancholic movie on, and right after they send advertising for mood elevators and the people will but it because we are so conditioned to consume!
Billie Armstrong
#Drugs

Billie Armstrong
A lot of rock bands had to step up to the plate and create a stronger message. That's the reason that hip-hop is so dominating, is that there's a true message behind what they're doing.
Billie Armstrong
#Reason

Billie Armstrong
Rock 'n' roll can be dangerous and fun at the same time, so thanks a lot.
Billie Armstrong
#Fun

Billie Armstrong
It's unavoidable. Being in the United States right now, what's been going on the past couple of years ...
Billie Armstrong
#Past

Billie Armstrong
We're always into that. It breaks down the wall between the band and the audience. It's a dream come true for the people who get onstage, but also for the people who watch it because they're seeing somebody who is one of their own. Sometimes it turns out great, sometimes it's a complete disaster. But even when it sounds bad, it's sometimes even better because there's a certain charm to it.
Billie Armstrong
#Audience

Billie Armstrong
We sat and watched the whole thing as all hell broke loose.
Billie Armstrong
#Hell

Billie Armstrong
Always move forward, going straight will get you nowhere.
Billie Armstrong
#Happiness

Billie Armstrong
School is practice for the future, and practice makes perfect and nobody's perfect so why bother.
Billie Armstrong
#American Musician #Future

Billie Armstrong
Controversy? What controversy? This is reality. What I see is that no matter if you're a conservative or a liberal or whatever side you stand on, this is the reality of the situation -- that people's families and their young kids are being affected.
Billie Armstrong
#Conservative

Billie Armstrong
It's challenging your own fear to really start to get into things. To walk off this planet, I want to say something or know I had something in my career that wasn't just fluff, something that's powerful and meaningful.
Billie Armstrong
#Fear

Billie Armstrong
I fully promote and love watching Tre Cool be the best rock drummer of all time.
Billie Armstrong
#Love

Billie Armstrong
I've been married for 11 years. When you have children, the picture changes all of a sudden, you become protective. It's an instinct, your anger: you almost act out mentally in a violent way to protect the things that mean most to you.
Billie Armstrong
#Children

Billie Armstrong
I think we've just grown up. People have watched us grow through the years and watched us evolve. . . . It's just been a crazy musical trip, especially for people who go back a long time ago and remain faithful to the band.
Billie Armstrong
#People

Billie Armstrong
We were watching things unfold, surrounded by all that was going on in the news and pop culture. I wanted to say the most controversial (things) I could while still keeping the songs smart and articulate. And there's a sense of humor there, which makes it more inviting than if I were just pointing fingers.
Billie Armstrong
#Culture

Billie Armstrong
Never run in the rain with your socks on.
Billie Armstrong
#Rain

Billie Armstrong
Don't believe everything you see on television, and stick it to the man.
Billie Armstrong
#Man