"When you come from desperate poverty, and that's exactly what I come from, you know that nonsenses are not to be tolerated. I'm not sure who gains from chaos, but I know it's not the poor folks in the council flats. The politics of vindictiveness is never, ever anything like a solution."
"Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future."Johnny Rotton on John F. Kennedy
"Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress but I repeat myself."Johnny Rotton on Mark Twain
"One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors."Johnny Rotton on Plato
"If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand."Johnny Rotton on Milton Friedman
"It is enough that the people know there was an election. The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything."Johnny Rotton on Joseph Stalin
"If anyone asks for your autograph they're showing you respect and give it back to them."