Mike Shinoda quotes

  • Dream big, work hard and don't be an asshole!
    -- Mike Shinoda

    #Dream #Hard Work #Bigs

  • For me, I feel like, if the right movie comes along, I'd do it again. It's not about the budget. It's about whether it's something that I'm excited to work on.
    -- Mike Shinoda

    #Excited #Feels

  • My dad remembers being in school with my uncle, and the teacher would say outright to the class that the Japanese were second-class citizens and shouldn't be trusted.
    -- Mike Shinoda

    #Teacher #Uncles #Dad

  • As a creative person you just get an idea in your head, and sometimes you just can't shake it off.
    -- Mike Shinoda

    #Ideas #Creative #Sometimes

  • Who can't relate to the idea of leaving one chapter behind and moving on to the next?
    -- Mike Shinoda

    #Moving #Ideas #Leaving

  • I know at one point I had bright red hair and I had bracelets from my wrist up to my elbow and I was wearing size 50 pants. I wouldn't wear that today, but I'm not embarrassed about wearing it back then any more.
    -- Mike Shinoda

    #Hair #Elbows #Red

  • When we started the band, it was because we were waiting for a sound that never happened. We got tired of waiting, and we decided to just do it ourselves.
    -- Mike Shinoda

    #Tired #Waiting #Band

  • Id rather get up early and go out and do something than stay up late and screw up my body.
    -- Mike Shinoda

    #Body #Screw Ups #Screws

  • I usually like to make really dramatic songs that are dynamic from part to part - a lot of jumping from really quiet to really loud.
    -- Mike Shinoda

    #Song #Jumping #Quiet

  • This is ten percent luck, Twenty percent skill, Fifteen percent power of will, Five percent pleasure, Fifty percent pain, and a hundred percent reason to remember the name.
    -- Mike Shinoda

    #Pain #Skills #Names

  • A decade is a long time to be doing anything, much less to be with the same guys, chasing after the same goals.
    -- Mike Shinoda

    #Goal #Long #Guy

  • I like sneakers. I guess I could call myself a collector.
    -- Mike Shinoda

    #Sneakers #Collectors

  • I spent ten years playing classical piano, and that was what led to keyboards and eventually to production and to Linkin Park.
    -- Mike Shinoda

    #Piano #Years #Parks

  • I am Opposite of weak Opposite of slack Synonym of heat Synonym of crack Closest to the peak Far from a punk Y'all ought to stop talking And start trying to catch up
    -- Mike Shinoda

    #Talking #Opposites #Trying

  • The casual listener won't be around forever.
    -- Mike Shinoda

    #Forever #Casual

  • I'm excited to doing more scoring work in the future.
    -- Mike Shinoda

    #Excited

  • I grew up painting and playing piano so when I was a little kid I thought I was going to be an artist or a painter but my mom had me taking piano lessons for about 10-12 years as a young kid.
    -- Mike Shinoda

    #Mom #Kids #Artist

  • I really enjoy it -- it's like a videogame on wheels. The GPS touch screen is one of the most entertaining things I've ever seen in a car. I still have a Range Rover that I don't drive much anymore, because I started feeling bad about it.
    -- Mike Shinoda

    #Gps #Car #Feelings

  • global warming. every day i leave my house and think, "was it this hot last year?" the heat this summer here in LA and in most of the US has been unbearable. i can't remember another time when it was 105 degrees fahrenheit out here (40.5 celsius), and that's the kind of weather we've been having pretty much every day.
    -- Mike Shinoda

    #Summer #Thinking #Years

  • I liked the piano. I always liked playing. I just hated homework.
    -- Mike Shinoda

    #Piano #Homework #Hated

  • I remember being a little kid sitting in the living room with my brother and some friends from around the neighborhood, and I would sit at the piano and as they were running around the room doing different things and being silly, acting out, I would actually play the score for it - the music that went along with it.
    -- Mike Shinoda

    #Running #Brother #Silly

  • I've been really excited about some new cutting edge electronic music and technology.
    -- Mike Shinoda

    #Cutting #Technology #Excited

  • My parents still treat Christmas like I'm thirteen years old.
    -- Mike Shinoda

    #Christmas #Years #Parent

  • Go find something that you haven't done before. Don't do the same thing over and over again.
    -- Mike Shinoda

    #Done

  • I loved Transformers when I was a kid.
    -- Mike Shinoda

    #Kids

  • I have a toothbrush, my toothbrush is sexy
    -- Mike Shinoda

    #Sexy #Toothbrushes

  • I feel really lucky to be in a band where the guys, for all the opportunities to do things that potentially would be good for them but detrimental to the group, that everybody stayed loyal to the whole.
    -- Mike Shinoda

    #Opportunity #Guy #Lucky

  • I'm going to sprout wings out of my ***** one day and fly around the world.
    -- Mike Shinoda

    #Wings #One Day #World