"I'm not interested in pop art."
"True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist."Billy Corgan on Albert Einstein
"If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced."Billy Corgan on Vincent Van Gogh
"The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person."Billy Corgan on Abraham Lincoln
"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance."Billy Corgan on Aristotle
"A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament."Billy Corgan on Oscar Wilde
"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."
"One thing I've learned to appreciate as I've gotten a little older is direct forms of communication."