"I love this pedal to death. The only way you could keep me from playing one is by chopping off my legs!"
"A man who won't die for something is not fit to live."Kirk Hammett on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent."Kirk Hammett on Buddha
"The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead."Kirk Hammett on Albert Einstein
"The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time."Kirk Hammett on Mark Twain
"Death is no more than passing from one room into another. But there's a difference for me, you know. Because in that other room I shall be able to see."Kirk Hammett on Helen Keller
"I'm death obsessed. You know, I have death all over my house. I have a stuffed two headed sheep!"
"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."