"To me, John Lennon and Elvis Presley were punks, because they made music that evoked those emotions in people."
"One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain."Joey Ramone on Bob Marley
"If music be the food of love, play on."Joey Ramone on William Shakespeare
"Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything."Joey Ramone on Plato
"Without music, life would be a mistake."Joey Ramone on Friedrich Nietzsche
"I was born with music inside me. Music was one of my parts. Like my ribs, my kidneys, my liver, my heart. Like my blood. It was a force already within me when I arrived on the scene. It was a necessity for me-like food or water."Joey Ramone on Ray Charles