Brandon Boyd Quotes

Maybe if I looked in my heart, I could find a back door.

Brandon Boyd

The day you were born, you were born free. That is your privilege.

Brandon Boyd

I'm born, I'm alive, I breathe, In a moment or two I realize, That the sphere upon which I reside Is asleep on its feet, Should I go back to sleep?

Brandon Boyd

Society must let the artist go, to wander off into their nebula.

Brandon Boyd

When we get there, We're going to fly so far away Making sure to laugh while we experience Anti-gravity.

Brandon Boyd

Too bad the things that make you mad are my favorite things.

Brandon Boyd

You've been raised in limitation, but that glove never fit quite right.

Brandon Boyd

On the surface you hate, but you know you need me.

Brandon Boyd

I'm sick of limiting myself to fit your definition.

Brandon Boyd

Imagine your brain as a canister filled with ink, Now think of your body as the pen where the ink resides. Fuse the two - Kapow! What are you now? You're the human magic marker, won't you please surprise my eyes?

Brandon Boyd

I think perhaps love thrives on unlikely circumstance and chance : life thrives on these principles, and is life not love? And love not life?

Brandon Boyd

I was on an airplane last year when a talk show began playing on the TVs. I decided to start narrating for the people, which is a really great game if you're ever bored enough. I realized a time will probably come when television will watch us if we're watching it, if that hasn't already happened, figuratively or literally. It sounded like some sort of pseudo-Big Brother nightmare, so I wrote it down.

Brandon Boyd

Lyrically speaking, I know that there were a lot of things going on in and around the world and there were some very specific people in my mind coming dangerously close to having megolomaniacal tendancies and so I did my best to write those thoughts down.

Brandon Boyd

I attribute a scab to the present state of society. The way the scab looks in its worst state is gross and chaotic and horrible, that's now, but when it breaks away, there's a brand new piece of skin that's stronger than before. It's like creation out of chaos.

Brandon Boyd

I was in a bookstore, browsing through an old Life magazine, when I saw a picture of what the article called spontaneous human combustion. There were an old guy's legs and shoes, perfectly intact...then, right around his knee area, was just a pile of charred ashes. I was going through some turmoil in my life, both good and bad, and the image struck a chord, so...I wrote a song about it.

Brandon Boyd

If I forgot some stuff, please excuse me; I ate the brown acid at Woodstock '69 and can scarcely remember my own name.

Brandon Boyd

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