"I don't think success has changed us as people at all. We are the same lunatics that we were when this band first got going. We never see ourselves as being on a higher level than our fans."
"In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure."Kirk Hammett on Bill Cosby
"Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success."Kirk Hammett on Swami Vivekananda
"Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it."Kirk Hammett on Bruce Lee
"A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him."Kirk Hammett on David Brinkley
"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."Kirk Hammett on Winston Churchill
"I love this pedal to death. The only way you could keep me from playing one is by chopping off my legs!"
"I'm death obsessed. You know, I have death all over my house. I have a stuffed two headed sheep!"