"I stay way from that area, and there's only so many songs you can write about love, sex and death."
"A man who won't die for something is not fit to live."Peter Steele 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."Peter Steele 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."Peter Steele 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."Peter Steele 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."Peter Steele on Helen Keller
"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."
"As far as humor goes, I've always been a very insecure person and I've always wanted to be liked."
"Well, darkness with humor... I'm not an extremely suicidal or sad person."