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I love everything about my job, except being away from the kids.

No, there's something about the sing-song cadence of children's music that has its place in rock.

There's a big difference between falling in love with someone and falling in love with someone and getting married. Usually, after you get married, you fall in love with the person even more.

When I listen to music these days, and I hear Pro Tools and drums that sound like a machine - it kinda sucks the life out of music.

I love to play music. So why endanger that with something like drugs?

I mean, I never liked being told what to do. It's one of the reasons I dropped out of school. Give me something to assemble, I won't look at the directions, I'll try to figure it out by myself. It's why I love Ikea furniture.

I've always been a fan of melody and emotional melancholy, whether it was Rites of Spring or Tears for Fears or Neil Young. If I hear a song that has a sweet melody, I'm a sucker for it, whether it's Linkin Park or Little Richard.

I stopped doing drugs when I was 20. I was finished with drugs before Nirvana even started.

I've experienced great things, I've experienced great tragedies. I've done almost everything I could possibly ever imagine doing, but I just know that there's more.

Dude, maybe not everyone loves 'Glee.' Me included. I watched 10 minutes and it wasn't my thing.

From one generation to the next, The Beatles will remain the most important rock band of all time.

When Nirvana became popular, you could very easily slip and get lost during that storm. I fortunately had really heavy anchors - old friends, family.

Through Kurt I saw the beauty of minimalism and the importance of music that's stripped down.

When you're thirteen and listening to punk, the aggressive nature of music can sway you to the dark side.

If it weren't for the Beatles, I would not be a musician.

My mother was a public school teacher in Virginia, and we didn't have any money, we just survived on happiness, on being a happy family.

People are so into digital recording now they forgot how easy analog recording can be.

I can understand how some people might resent me for having the audacity to continue playing music, but it'd take a lot more than that to stop me from doing it. I started Foo Fighters because I didn't want to retreat.

I mean, I never liked being told what to do. It's one of the reasons I dropped out of school.

I was ready to quit music. It felt to me like music equalled death.