I tried spinning around in a chair to impress a girl.

— Ray Toro

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To ignore death and to be afraid of it is dumb because everyone is going to face it at some point. If you look at death and the reality of it, you realise that we're all going to die, so let's use this time on Earth to be positive and do good things.


Everybody goes through rough things in their lives, us included.

The best advice we can give is to never give up, and always believe in yourself because when you do that, anything is possible.


I have a lot of experience with making fake helmets out of foil.


I think that the music we create together is one of a kind.


Rock music is becoming stale. Let's put the fun back.


And we hope that when they hear it, you know, it'll make people get out of their cars and just go live life to the fullest!


I tried sticking a piece of candy up my nose.

..it ended up getting stuck and the nurse had to get it out.


Art is doing something you really believe in.


I can never be on time for anything. I'm always 10 or 15 minutes late.


Unfortunately, most men would only be interested in a woman's mind if it bounced when she walked.


I was Pac-Man. It was the worst costume ever. You would expect a big round suit, but it was just a mask and a smock with a maze on it.


There were actually times where I thought, 'Do people even remember us? Are people gonna be interested in hearing what we put out next?'And, you know, there were times I felt like, 'Are there going to be people out there waiting for this record?'. So we kind of live in a bubble, in a sense. We're very closed off to that whole world of thinking about those kinds of things.


About Ray Toro

Quotes 23 sayings
Profession Musician
Birthday July 15, 1977

God, I hate my voice! Everyone thinks I'm a female, probably... I am actually a male!


It's kind of dumb; everybody should be able to listen to the kind of music they want and just because you're a fan of a band for a longer period of time doesn't mean you have a greater stake of claim to the band or the music.


When you doubt yourself you create something better.


Hey! Don't laugh at me for that cupcake thing.

I enjoy cupcakes, therefore EVERYONE should enjoy cupcakes.


Everybody should be able to listen to the kind of music they want.


Be creative. Use your voice, your community.


The song is celebrating someone's life.

When someone passes, you should focus on all the good that that person has done, and try not to really think about the fact that they're not gonna be on this earth any longer, that they had an effect on you and your lives, and that's what you should take out.


Art can mean a lot of things. At the heart of it, art is doing something you really believe in. Like my wife, she volunteers helping underprivileged kids, that's her art. To me, anything that you do that you truly believe in makes you an artist. It doesn't necessarily mean being a painter or a film maker. That's art, but there's more to it than that. As long as you're pouring your heart and soul into what you're doing, that's the weapon.


As a little kid, I was very shy.


I hate my voice, I sound like a girl. I am in fact a male.

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