"We've turned into a whining society."
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."Billy Corgan on Mahatma Gandhi
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."Billy Corgan on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."Billy Corgan on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."Billy Corgan on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."Billy Corgan on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."