Dave Mustaine Best Quotes

David Scott “Dave” Mustaine (born September 13, 1961) is an American musician. He was the original lead guitarist for the American heavy metal band Metallica and is the co-founder, rhythm and lead guitarist, and lead singer of the American thrash metal band Megadeth. Enjoy Dave Mustaine’s best quotes below.

Dave Mustaine
“Moving on, is a simple thing, what it leaves behind is hard.”
“I guess because I had such a horrible life growing up, going from place to place not knowing what I was gonna do and ending up being homeless, there was a lot of pain and a lot of anger that was coming out through my guitar playing.”
“The Bible and several other self help or enlightenment books cite the Seven Deadly Sins. They are: pride, greed, lust, envy, wrath, sloth, and gluttony. That pretty much covers everything that we do, that is sinful… or fun for that matter.”
“It’s not how big your pencil is; it’s how you write your name.”
“If you guys are going to be throwing beer bottles at us, at least make sure they’re full.”
“My guitar was a loyal person to me.”
“Next thing you know they’ll take your thoughts away.”
“I think we were trying to get off Combat from the moment we were on Combat.”
“I’ve never believed in singing about Satan and thinking he’s cool, because he’s not.”
“One of my first records that I heard was ‘Wish You Were Here’ by Pink Floyd.”
“If I were president of the United States, I’d build a great wall along the Mexican border and not let anybody in.”
“No, I care more about what God knows than what man says.”
“I treat people the way I want to be treated, which makes me odd.”
“The guitar influence that affected my songwriting came from the New Wave of British Heavy Metal.”
“I wouldn’t vote for Obama.”
“I like jazz, but I could never play it. You just sit there with a guitar the size of a Chevy on your chest, wearing a stupid hat, playing the same solo for an hour.”
“Megadeth is a legend, and I’m not gonna cheapen it like some of these bands that keep going long after they should.”
“Well, the stuff that I liked growing up was AC/DC, Led Zeppelin, but I also liked the Beatles and guys like Cat Stevens and Elton John.”
“What I couldn’t say verbally I was able to express physically through the guitar.”
“Penelope Spheeris is a wonderful lady.”
“I am interested in politics.”
“I didn’t like the way I was let go from Metallica.”
“Megadeth doesn’t sound anything like Metallica.”
“My mom and dad got divorced when I was very young, and growing up in a family where the head of the household wasn’t a man made a big difference.”
“The very first schoolbook that was written had God all over it.”
“I care about what the fans feel.”
“When you’ve got somebody who’s a flaming liberal like Bill Maher calling you out, something’s wrong.”
“Playing live is basically just hyperactivity and a certain sense of enchantment that I deliver to the audience, to let them know what it would be like to be inside my head.”
“I was always the new kid in school, I’m the kid from a broken family, I’m the kid who had no dad showing up at the father-son stuff, I’m the kid that was using food stamps at the grocery store.”
“I collect books and I have some really, really old schoolbooks, and God is mentioned on every single page.”

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