"Music - that's been my education. There's not a day that goes by that I take it for granted."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."Billie Joe Armstrong on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."Billie Joe Armstrong on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."Billie Joe Armstrong on Aristotle
"My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors."Billie Joe Armstrong on Maya Angelou
"Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught."Billie Joe Armstrong on Oscar Wilde
"The things that people do now in sports, you can't even believe. These are complete total athletes. To see what human beings can do in the highest level is amazing."
"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."
"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."
"Set lists are tough because you come up with this structure of how the songs are going to go from one to the next, but at the same time, you have to be spontaneous and take requests and change the set list at the drop of a hat."
"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."