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Julian Casablancas quotes

I find it funny how people from Boston and New York hate each other because of pro teams. But, like, everyone on the Red Sox is a random millionaire athlete from somewhere else.

Working on music is the funnest thing for me, and I love it, and I could do it all day, all night.

I think all of Manhattan has pretty much become a bar-slash-nightclub-slash-restaurant. There were always pockets of that. But now every corner of Manhattan is that.

Whenever I go to shows, I end up looking at what shoes the guy onstage is wearing and the jacket he's got on. And when you know everything's gonna be under scrutiny, it makes you feel more comfortable if you have cool stuff.

Desire is individual. Happiness is common.

It find it funny how people from Boston and New York hate each other because of pro teams.

I very often have night terrors. Just think of the worst possible situation, and it's a regular thing for me. I've died in my sleep twenty-three different ways.

When the Strokes first started playing gigs, instead of getting into a costume for the shows, we talked about how we should dress every day, in real life, like we're playing onstage. I don't really care about clothes, but it's about wearing something that gives you social confidence. Or maybe helps you pick up chicks.

Greed is the inventor of injustice as well as the current enforcer.

Can our mind evolve to be something other than an extension of our animal needs?

Vanity can easily overtake wisdom. It usually overtakes common sense.

If it doesn't start with you, it dies with you.

The best solutions are often simple, yet unexpected.

With a hundred ways to do a dozen things, why not try it all?

Religion is never the problem; it's the people who use it to gain power.

I over-think stuff a lot.

A tour is the most intense, stimulating way to hear music; it's the best form to receive it. There's genuine excitement from people. I feel like we've stepped up a level.

A band is a good way to break up a friendship.

Birth is a beautiful thing.

Boarding school didn't feel like my world, I felt like an alien; people there had a lot of money.