Jello Biafra Quotes


30 Jello Biafra quotes:



"I'm down with both direct action and electoral action. We need both."
Author: Biafra Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"This is my home. Home is where the disease is. As long as I stay in America, I'll never run out of subjects for songs."
"I didn't really start writing music or lyrics or turning them into songs until I went to San Francisco."
"All of these reissues were not authorized by me, I do not endorse them, the live album was put out without my permission, and I've not seen a dime at this point, either."
"Don't hate the media, become the media."
"Especially in local elections, because hardly anybody pays attention to those - but it's really important who's mayor and who's on the city council, county commissioners, sheriffs, district attorney, and of course the school board."
"I got involved because I wanted to help inspire more people to get off their butts and register and vote - not just in this election, but in every other election from now on, you know?"
"I realized later on that a lot of times I'd go back to Colorado to hide from all the mayhem in San Francisco so I could get songs written."
"I went through a big Alice Cooper phase, which was probably a major influence on my writing style later, especially after Plastic Surgery Disasters."
"I'm totally down with insurrection in the street. I've had a great time with that over the years. Insurrection in the voting booth is the other part of the equation."
"If you love god, burn a church."
"Let me start by saying, I'm utterly disgusted with the former members of the Dead Kennedys."
"Respecting other people's cultures is well and good, but I draw the line at where some branches of Islam, what they do to women. It's indefensible."
"So basically the understanding on these so-called reissues is that they were done behind my back, without my permission, and the band informed me that I would no longer be paid on them at all."
"That's the way both they and I travel sometimes. Pick road at random, and when it's time to pull over, you pull over and hope you can find a place to crash."
"The jury had down right contempt for punk rock grass roots ethics."
"The last true punk band to get a major label contract was The Dickies."
"The Sonics I found later and that was pretty important."
"Then as I got older, I always gravitated towards the hard stuff, Born To Be Wild, then Black Sabbath."
"There's sort of an open offer to work with a guy in Los Angeles who does big band and orchestra arrangements who was at least an acquaintance to Les Baxter before he passed away."



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