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"My Sex Pistols audition began with them trying to get me drunk. Bad mistake. Im from Irish roots. I dont get drunk." - John Lydon
"I wasnt real impressed with America until I got to Frisco and we met some kids and tasted smack there. Its really fucking good. You should try it sometime." - Sid Vicious
"Steve and Paul are a pair of sheep. Theyre terrified of anything to do with drugs or, you know, blah-blah, anything like that." - Sid Vicious
"I didnt have a life. I had nothing to lose. And I was a miserable sod deep down inside. So the more havoc I created, the more I felt better at doing it because I was a tortured soul. I think fighting came through lack of musical ability. It was like Oh, this is what gets you headlines. " - Steve Jones
"I like to incite people to be violent and nasty...so I can be violent back. I like violence. It turns me on." - Sid Vicious
"In my wildest, worst nightmare fantasies, I would never have thought that English people could ever have disrespected themselves to the point where heroin was their be-all and end-all. What a loser, self-pitying bunch of fucking shit. I hate, loathe, and despise them. I despise Sid for it." - John Lydon