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Serj Tankian – 10 Quotes

 

10 Quotes by Serj Tankian

 

We first fought… in the name of religion, then Communism, and now in the name of drugs and terrorism. Our excuses for global domination always change.

– Serj Tankian


Civilization is a failure. We need to think what we can do together in love and peace.

– Serj Tankian


When I was younger, I was listening to a lot of Armenian music, you know, revolutionary music about freedom and protest. In the 70s I was listening to soul and the Bee Gees and ABBA, and funk.

– Serj Tankian


People think our music’s very aggressive or angry or whatever, and it’s just the opposite, really… I like laughing. And I like being really calm before a show, and smiley.

– Serj Tankian


I hate injustice, and I can’t help but speak against it. But I don’t want to get involved in politics.

– Serj Tankian


Sometimes a good love song can change the world and create positive energy more than any political song can.

– Serj Tankian


We first fought the heathens in the name of religion, then Communism, and now in the name of drugs and terrorism. Our excuses for global domination always change.

– Serj Tankian


Awareness in our society has flipped all types of injustice on its head.

– Serj Tankian


I think every artist should follow their vision, their hearts is what they need to reveal, not something that society is looking out for.

– Serj Tankian


If you allow for a purely capitalistic society, without any type of regulation at all, you will get one monopoly that will eat all of the smaller fish and own everything, and then you’ll have zero capitalism, zero competition – it would just be one giant company.

– Serj Tankian