41 Total Quotes

Serj Tankian Quotes

Serj Tankian
By allowing this vote, and allowing the will of Congress to be freely expressed, you will be doing the right thing morally and, at the same time, encouraging Turkey to deal honestly with its past and more openly with its future,
Serj Tankian
#Congress

Serj Tankian
We first fought the heathens in the name of religion, then Communism, and now in the name of drugs and terrorism. Our excuses for global domination always change.
Serj Tankian
#American Musician #Communism

Serj Tankian
Pretending that we live doesn't make us alive.
Serj Tankian
#American Musician #Life

Serj Tankian
Forgivness is The ultimate sacrifice.Eloquence belongs, To the conqueror.
Serj Tankian
#Sacrifice

Serj Tankian
“As a kid, you see something that you know in your heart is true. It’s such a huge hypocrisy that it makes you think, ‘Well, if this is a truth that I know about that’s not officially accepted, at least in this country, then how many other truths are there that are under the surface that need to come out?’”
Serj Tankian
#Heart

Serj Tankian
I like the dynamics of life, ... I like it when it rains, and suddenly the sun comes out, and I like it when it's really silent and then a loud booming noise comes through. Or vice-versa.
Serj Tankian
#Life

Serj Tankian
People think our music's very aggressive or angry or whatever, and it's just the opposite, really, ... I like laughing. And I like being really calm before a show, and smiley.
Serj Tankian
#People

Serj Tankian
Civilization is a failure. We need to think what we can do together in love and peace.
Serj Tankian
#American Musician #Civilization

Serj Tankian
It's all in his hands, he's the man,
Serj Tankian
#Man

Serj Tankian
I'm not comfortable with just entertaining. Although I like entertaining, I also like bringing forward the truth of our times as minstrels used to in the old days.
Serj Tankian
#American Musician #Truth

Serj Tankian
The packaging is designed so that when people buy the second record, they can attach it to the first, making it a double record,
Serj Tankian
#People

Serj Tankian
Nations are like people. Once you understand the interactions between nations, it's easy to understand why things are done, in terms of foreign policy, in a certain way. But nations are not like people in the sense that we are cumulatively represented by others - and their interpretations of what our interests are may not be the same as what they really are. And that's what's dangerous, even in a democracy.
Serj Tankian
#Society #Nations

Serj Tankian
It was kind of luck or destiny that it ended up this way,
Serj Tankian
#Destiny

Serj Tankian
It's got the whole melodic thing still, but it's little more progressive, a little more emotion here and there, ... But they both come from the same sessions.
Serj Tankian
#Emotions

Serj Tankian
I don't find most people to be as politically engaged as I am. I do find people that appreciate eye-opening events and words, and who want to learn more about what's going on. I do find people with a lot of opinions. And I get a lot of people who come up to me and give us props for what we do.
Serj Tankian
#People #Politics

Serj Tankian
It's important for all people, and not just people in bands, to speak out on social justice issues. That means journalists or plumbers have just as much of a responsibility to do that as artists.
Serj Tankian
#Politics #Justice

Serj Tankian
Making two possibilities a reality. Predicting the future of things we all know. Fighting off the diseased programming Of centuries, centuries, centuries, centuries. Science fails to recognise the single most Potent element of human existence. Letting the reigns go to the unfoldings faith, Science has failed our world. Science has failed our mother earth.
Serj Tankian
#Science #Fighting

Serj Tankian
Praise the Lord! Pass the ammunition! God wants you to go to war! (From live performance of 'War?')
Serj Tankian
#God

Serj Tankian
Forgivness is The ultimate sacrifice.<br/>Eloquence belongs, To the conqueror.
Serj Tankian
#Sacrifice

Serj Tankian
As a kid, you see something that you know in your heart is true. Its such a huge hypocrisy that it makes you think, Well, if this is a truth that I know about thats not officially accepted, at least in this country, then how many other truths are there that are under the surface that need to come out?
Serj Tankian
#Truth

Serj Tankian
The percentage of Americans in the prison system, has doubled since 1985.
Serj Tankian
#American Musician

Serj Tankian
We first fought... in the name of religion, then Communism, and now in the name of drugs and terrorism. Our excuses for global domination always change.
Serj Tankian
#American Musician