"I was fantasising about my own death, I started thinking what my funeral would be like and what music would be played, I was at that level of insanity."
"A man who won't die for something is not fit to live."Billy Corgan on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent."Billy Corgan on Buddha
"The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead."Billy Corgan on Albert Einstein
"The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time."Billy Corgan on Mark Twain
"Death is no more than passing from one room into another. But there's a difference for me, you know. Because in that other room I shall be able to see."Billy Corgan on Helen Keller
"I'm not interested in pop art."
"Most of my arguments with musicians through the years have had more to do with their attitude about music, or their attitude about their own lives, or their personal responsibility. Music has never really been the big centerpiece of the fight."
"The desire to hit a big home run is dominating the music business."
"I did 13-something years of talking to wrestlers and promoters about why they did certain things and why they booked matches a certain way and what they were thinking and whether they were satisfied with the draw. And I got a lot of insight in the business."
"I'm sort of like a lame, single guy in a red sports car."