John Lydon

[Johnny Rotten]

John Lydon Quotes

  • ''It's nice to be a part of history but people should get it right. I may not be perfect, but I'm bloody close.''
    John Lydon (formerly Johnny Rotten) (b. 1957), British rock musician. Observer (London, May 4, 1986). Formerly Johnny Rotten.
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  • ''Punks in their silly leather jackets are a cliché. I have never liked the term and have never discussed it. I just got on with it and got out of it when it became a competition.''
    John Lydon (formerly Johnny Rotten) (b. 1957), British rock musician. Observer (London, May 4, 1986). Formerly Johnny Rotten.
  • ''My reputation is a media creation.''
    John Lydon (formerly Johnny Rotten) (b. 1957), British rock musician. Observer (London, May 4, 1986). Formerly Johnny Rotten.
  • ''I'm not here for your amusement. You're here for mine.''
    John Lydon (formerly Johnny Rotten) (b. 1957), British rock musician. Quoted in Sex Pistols File, remark, 1978, to audience in Memphis, Tennessee, ed. Ray Stevenson (1984).

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