"The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You do not blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the president. You realize that you control your own destiny."
"I wanted [the performance] to be loose and crazed…like a real band that could make you feel something…and maybe it would all fall apart…and maybe your mom, your boss, and a good amount of your friends will hate it. That sounds like fun to me."