"It's bad poetry executed by people that can't sing. That's my definition of Rap."
"All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling."Peter Steele on Oscar Wilde
"A poet can survive everything but a misprint."Peter Steele on Oscar Wilde
"Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion it is not the expression of personality, but an escape from personality. But, of course, only those who have personality and emotions know what it means to want to escape from these things."Peter Steele on T. S. Eliot
"Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words."Peter Steele on Robert Frost
"A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness."Peter Steele on Robert Frost
"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."