"I want to stay away from politics, or else I'll probably end up putting my size fifteen foot into my mouth."
"Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future."Peter Steele on John F. Kennedy
"Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress but I repeat myself."Peter Steele on Mark Twain
"One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors."Peter Steele on Plato
"If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand."Peter Steele on Milton Friedman
"It is enough that the people know there was an election. The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything."Peter Steele on Joseph Stalin
"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."
"As far as humor goes, I've always been a very insecure person and I've always wanted to be liked."