"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."
"If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude."Peter Steele on Maya Angelou
"Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can't ride you unless your back is bent."Peter Steele on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference."Peter Steele on Reinhold Niebuhr
"Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek."Peter Steele on Barack Obama
"You must be the change you wish to see in the world."Peter Steele on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."
"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."
"Well, darkness with humor... I'm not an extremely suicidal or sad person."