"Women are always beautiful."
"A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water."Ville Valo on Eleanor Roosevelt
"I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot."Ville Valo on Marilyn Monroe
"Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent."Ville Valo on Friedrich Nietzsche
"The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles."Ville Valo on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot."Ville Valo on John Lennon
"Art is always criticized and always an outsider gets the blame."
"Falling in love is the best way to kill your heart because then it's not yours anymore. It's laid in a coffin, waiting to be cremated."
"Music's always been really cathartic. It's the best drug for me to get away from the everyday pressures just for a second via a good song."
"It's the same with visual arts, you have some really cool, wonderful striking images that make you think and then again you have wonderful striking images that just take you away from the existing world for a second. And I like the latter a bit more."
"I haven't been baptised. My dad's not in the church and is not a religious person. My mum is more spiritual - she does Thai-chi and goes to Stonehenge and things like that. I'm proud to be pagan. Finland is not really a religious country. I'm still looking for my god."