Billie Joe Armstrong

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    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!
    Source: Reported in Matt Doeden, Green Day: Keeping Their Edge (2006)
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    A lot of punk rock is not going to be in the mainstream. It's below the radar. The beauty of it is that you're not supposed to always know. It's subterranean.
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    I'd love to go to art school. I'd love to learn how to draw. I'd love to be fluent in Spanish. I'd like to be a brain surgeon.
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    I'm a father. It isn't just my life any more. I don't want my kid finding bottles in the house or seeing his father completely smashed.
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    If Britney would paint her ass green, I'm sure you could spot green asses all over LA as soon as the word was out.
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    If I look at my old lyrics, they seem to be full of rage, but empty. There was an emptiness in my life.
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    If journalists ask you again and again about the same bands, you'll end up saying you hate them just because you're so fed up with being asked all those stupid questions.
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    If you have children, you don't want to have drugs and drinks in the house. It's just not good.
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    Music - that's been my education. There's not a day that goes by that I take it for granted.
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    My brother David was a great athlete and I knew there was no way I could live up to that.
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    People are so damned afraid that one day they might wake up and discover that they've grown old.
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    Punk has always been about doing things your own way. What it represents for me is ultimate freedom and a sense of individuality.
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    Punk will never be dead to me. It's my life. I can never just drop this lifestyle. It embodies me.
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    School is practice for future life, practice makes perfect and nobody's perfect, so why practice?
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    School is practice for the future, and practice makes perfect. But nobody's perfect, so why practice?
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