"In my particular instance, I came from a family that didn't have anything. Everything I earned in life I made. Myself. With songs that I wrote."
"I'll never stop dreaming that one day we can be a real family, together, all of us laughing and talking, loving and understanding, not looking at the past but only to the future."Billy Corgan on LaToya Jackson
"If a country is to be corruption free and become a nation of beautiful minds, I strongly feel there are three key societal members who can make a difference. They are the father, the mother and the teacher."Billy Corgan on Abdul Kalam
"Family means no one gets left behind or forgotten."Billy Corgan on David Ogden Stiers
"The love of family and the admiration of friends is much more important than wealth and privilege."Billy Corgan on Charles Kuralt
"Sister is probably the most competitive relationship within the family, but once the sisters are grown, it becomes the strongest relationship."Billy Corgan on Margaret Mead
"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."