"Andrew Wood's death changed things for a few weeks. I probably got even heavier into drugs after that."
"A man who won't die for something is not fit to live."Layne Staley 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."Layne Staley 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."Layne Staley 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."Layne Staley 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."Layne Staley on Helen Keller
"Kurt and I weren't the closest of friends, but I knew him well enough to be devastated by his death. For such a quiet person, he was so excited about having a child."
"When everyone goes home, you're stuck with yourself."
"I've always looked for the perfect life to step into. I've taken all the paths to get where I wanted.But no matter where I go, I still come home me."
"At home I'm just a guy who has interests that extend far beyond music."
"We started this band as kids, and as time has gone on, we've grown and are learning to accommodate each others' differences."