"As far as thinking about death and murder and various ways of killing people and how people die... I probably have the most twisted mind in Slayer."
"A man who won't die for something is not fit to live."Tom Araya 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."Tom Araya 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."Tom Araya 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."Tom Araya 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."Tom Araya on Helen Keller
"That was the reasoning behind learning to play bass, and then after that it was more like it was neat to play songs together - for me to play bass and for him to play guitar."