"The desire to hit a big home run is dominating the music business."
"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect."Billy Corgan on Mark Twain
"The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax."Billy Corgan on Albert Einstein
"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure."Billy Corgan on Colin Powell
"Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all."Billy Corgan on Dale Carnegie
"If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance."Billy Corgan on Abraham Lincoln
"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."
"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."