"So there was something of a learning curve with doing your own thing and people seeing you outside of the band. I mean, people have never really heard my voice before - or heard a whole record of mine before. So it was a completely new experience."
"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."James Iha on Maya Angelou
"Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school."James Iha on Albert Einstein
"We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools."James Iha on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever."James Iha on Mahatma Gandhi
"Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored."James Iha on Earl Nightingale
"Well, we didn't have our original drummer on our last record. And most of that album was not played as a band in the studio. It was mostly the world of computers and overdubs. There was very few things played live or worked out as a band."
"I love a lot of the New York bands, but Patti Smith stands out. I just read 'Just Kids' and it's an inspirational, well-written account of an emerging New York artist in the late seventies."
"Even from a listening end now, I'm still completely a fan of music."