quote by John Lydon

When you talk like an asshole and look like an asshole, you're an asshole

— John Lydon

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Birds... scream at the top of their lungs in horrified hellish rage every morning at daybreak to warn us all of the truth. They know the truth. Screaming bloody murder all over the world in our ears, but sadly we don't speak bird.

Rockers are the nicest people to photograph. They have no inhibitions.

Led Zeppelin is the greatest. Robert Plant is one of the most original vocalists of our time. As a rock band they deserve the kind of success they're getting.

There is so little time for us all; I need to be able to say what I want quickly and to as many people as possible.

Paul Ryan's love for Rage Against The Machine is amusing, because he is the embodiment of the machine that our music has been raging against for two decades

I've dated the sweet mama's boy, the musician rocker, the struggling artist - basically a lot of people without jobs.

Writing songs is cheaper than going to therapy.

I always say if I weren't a fashion designer, my other dream job is being a rock star!

I've got a lot of cutting and pasting to do, gentlemen, so why don't you please return to your porch rockers and resume whittling.

The feeling you get from playing to a good audience is hard to describe without sounding as though you are talking silly. But reaction is important. You might feel in yourself that you're doing it ok but it's when you get the live reaction that you know you're doing it right.

Why can't we build orphanages next to homes for the elderly? If someone were sitting in a rocker, it wouldn't be long before a kid will be in his lap.

Cocaine is like really evil coffee.

I am flattered to have been the woman to have opened the door for female rockers to be accepted into the mainly male industry.

You can't be a mod and a rocker. You have to choose sides.

Back then, I, most rockers loved Chuck Berry, Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis.

.. you know in the '60s.

Rock and Roll has certainly tried to take its toll on me.

I'd rather not talk about my past excesses here, although some hardcore rockers might argue that those excesses were responsible for some great records, but I know which side I came out on.

I was a punk rocker when I was a teenager.

I wanted to look like Nancy Spungen. I had dyed blonde hair and lots of piercings.

People often get the wrong impression of Mick.

The clever businessman is just one side of Mick. The other side is the same as the rest of us, a true rocker!

I was in lots of dodgy bands growing up and I always fancied myself in a band.

But, you know, I was rubbish at writing music. So maybe one day I'll play a rock star, or punk rocker.

I used to hang out with a bunch of old punk rockers when I was a little kid.

In a way I almost feel like the election of Donald Trump has inspired Democrats and progressives and punk rockers in a way that hasn't been seen since Vietnam.

A miserable, self-destructive, death rocker...better to burn out than to fade away.

I'm saving that rocker for the day when I feel as old as I really am.

Adults ask questions as a child does.

When you stop wondering, you might as well put your rocker on the front porch and call it a day.

Flip-flop, hippety-hop, offa your rocker and over the top, life's a fiction and the world's a lie, so put on some Creedence and let's get high.

The ways in which Oscar Wilde was attacking the Romantics that preceded him, and the Romantic ideas that preceded him, were very similar to what the glam-rockers, particularly Bowie and Bryan Ferry, were attacking in the earnestness of '60s culture. Trying to shock, but with wit, cleverness, and homosexuality.

Sometimes, if you want to be happy, you've got to run away to Bath and marry a punk rocker. Sometimes you've got to dye your hair cobalt blue, or wander remote islands in Sicily, or cook your way through Mastering the Art of French Cooking in a year, for no very good reason.

I'm a punk rocker. I don't do Christian.

Being a female hard rocker and guitar player, I felt the need to put out a memoir. Almost like a rock 'n' roll women manual for women.

I was an angry young man, as you say.

I was a punk rocker, blaming the government, corporations, and anything external, like my family, for my anger. I was pretty miserable, festering in my own mind. I began to think, there has to be a different way, there has to be another way out.

I knew when I was a kid that I had a Broadway voice.

I wanted to be a rocker, because I grew up in that era of transistor radios at the beach.

Rocker dudes don't have a lot of swagger.

My management tells me, Don't be optimistic, because it's the young people's world now. They want to hear what they want to hear, and you're a classic rocker. I don't know if you're gonna get the play.

People expect me to me a 'shock rocker,' but there's nothing you can do anymore to be shocking.

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