"There's nothing wrong with technology. It's when technology is the story and not the artist, that's the problem."
"It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity."Billy Corgan on Albert Einstein
"The typewriting machine, when played with expression, is no more annoying than the piano when played by a sister or near relation."Billy Corgan on Oscar Wilde
"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic."Billy Corgan on Arthur C. Clarke
"The world is very different now. For man holds in his mortal hands the power to abolish all forms of human poverty, and all forms of human life."Billy Corgan on John F. Kennedy
"I am sorry to say that there is too much point to the wisecrack that life is extinct on other planets because their scientists were more advanced than ours."Billy Corgan on John F. Kennedy
"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."