Music is good when it makes you dance. Music is great when it makes you who you are— Tom DeLonge
The most courageous Tom DeLonge quotes that will add value to your life
There's a time in your life where you're not quite sure where you are.
You think everything's perfect, but it's not perfect... Then one day you wake up and you can't quite picture yourself in the situation you're in. But the secret is, if you can picture yourself doing anything in life, you can do it.
You should follow your passions, you know? And you should make sure you do something you love. That's all I've learned, is that if you're doing something you love you'll work harder at it and make it happen, I can promise you that.
I've masturbated like 5 times in the last 24 hours... it hurts... it's going to fall off.
We don't want to act like adults. Anybody who can stay in a state of adolescence will be much better off later on. Look at people who are working nine-to-five jobs out of college, and look at professional skateboarders or guys in punk bands. See who's having more fun.
I think dreams hold a lot of meaning.
I believe that if the universe is truthfully infinite then there are infinite possibilities for dreams to be happening somewhere out there.
I applaud anyone who thinks I'm good-looking and invite them into my world.
There are possibilities that dreams are our little windows upon a parallel timeline.
I don't get boy bands these days. Thye don't write their own songs and everything is choreographed from their dance moves to how they have sex with each other after the show.
I might be a dork, but I don't want to be a jerk.
Dreams are things that could potentially be treating you as a pupil to teach you things so when you wake up, you'll be able to handle certain elements from those dreams in a better way.
Im not gay, but the man in my bed last night was.
They say Einstein died while he was still trying to figure out gravity.
I think I'm going to die still trying to figure out some of the things about Blink.
I always want to do different things. I'm always obsessed with trying to do different things.
I think that people feel they know what love means, it's probably one of the most used words in the world but has the most completely different definitions from one person to another.
We just write down a bunch of words, and pray to god they make sense.
And if we don't, it doesn't matter, we're artists.
I think that one of the reasons that we chose the word love as the subject is because your human connection and how you affect everybody around you, you'll only understand the gravity of that as you pass later on in life. I think as artists it's our ability to communicate that in certain ways.
Playing music in the wake of the Blink thing was like finding love in the middle of a war zone.
It's actually cool to be positive and optimistic and idealistic.
It's cool to see yourself doing beautiful, great things.
Spending so much time on the road, I get to fart all the time.
Then when it's, like, Thanksgiving dinner and I'm sitting with my grandmother, I can't fart for, like, two hours.
In ten years I will become president of the United States Of America.
I believe that working independently will give artists the ability to communicate the full extent of their art and not just a piece of it that might sell.
If I had my own world I'd build you an empire from here to the far lands to spread love like violence!
I'm hoping that people should hopefully give me another chance to dream big and to deliver on those dreams.
I'll eat a nugget of my own poop for 20 bucks. I'll pay you 20 bucks and I'll eat it.
But those guys (on 'Idol') will never be known for defining a generation of young suburbanites like (blink) did.
I think I might get laid more...by my dad.
All the selling out talk is really overrated, the funny thing is it hardly ever comes from bands, it comes from some kid who thinks they're so punk because they have a purple mohawk
My whole life has been completely about being underestimated.
I remember when Blink signed to a major label, and we had a debut party for the signing. No one came to party, only the guy that signed us. And I remember sitting there, like, "S**t, no one likes this."
I think there are a lot of different things that dreams do for the individual and they're fascinating because it's not totally known what they do, but we have some science that is opening the door to a new world as we speak.
I'm a huge stadium rock fan, but I'm also a fan of everything from Massive Attack to Peter Gabriel, U2, the Police, Radiohead, and Coldplay.
Every day, I read books on philosophy and science fiction and human consciousness.
The first song I sent over was Up All Night.
People say that sounds like Angels on a Blink record. Well, no - that's just me!
I'm sick of being known as the sexy guy that writes great songs.
My dad has had a rare form of leukemia since I was in about 7th grade.
Geometric shapes hold an energy pattern, and scientists did some experiments which say certain geometric shapes can affect matter around them. It's simply because when a human looks at a shape, they instantly receive energy from their brain.
Angels and Airwaves is a complete, pure reflection of who I am.
The philosophy, the spiritualism, the esotericism, the idea of hope and space and the themes about life and grandeur that's all me.
I know how big Blink are and I know the legacy with it and everything, but Angels & Airwaves, to my heart and to the people who like it, this is the release of my life.
I would lose straight away if I went on 'American Idol.
If artists slowly learn how their business works, they'll have the ability to grow at any rate they can dream up, but they'll also have the ability to control the message whatever that might be.
I will eat anything Mexican - a sombrero, hacienda.
.. anything. Theyve perfected the combo of bread items and the grill.
Life is a search for yourself.
When I write in the studio, I tend to gravitate toward the ability to play really loud, aggressive, post-punk stuff, with big, heavy guitars and a big rock drum sound.
When you see opportunities in your life, you've got to analyze, 'Why was that choice given to me?
I just wanna see a UFO, really
You’ve got to not only love yourself for who you are with all your mistakes, but you’ve got to love the world for what it can bring you if you have the right attitude
I think that you can say you love somebody like in a relationship, but I also think that to feel love for somebody else or for another human is more about a living being to a living being, a totally different thing. I don't know if people will ever totally understand what that word means until we die.
The only reason in the world that I bought a computer was to look up UFO sites.