"As far as humor goes, I've always been a very insecure person and I've always wanted to be liked."
"A joke is a very serious thing."Peter Steele on Winston Churchill
"Humor is mankind's greatest blessing."Peter Steele on Mark Twain
"Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing."Peter Steele on William James
"If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide."Peter Steele on Mahatma Gandhi
"A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It's jolted by every pebble on the road."Peter Steele on Henry Ward Beecher
"Most bands don't even last fourteen months let alone fourteen years."
"I like to put on hardcore when I have to clean my apartment, which I hate to do, but it's motivational. I like old heavy metal when I'm outside working on my car. Music has definite functions for me."
"One of the things I've always personally tried to stress with this band was to have some kind of visual aspect and to be consistent with it - like, not to change."
"I stay way from that area, and there's only so many songs you can write about love, sex and death."
"Well, darkness with humor... I'm not an extremely suicidal or sad person."