"There's a certain amount of freedom involved in cycling: you're self-propelled and decide exactly where to go. If you see something that catches your eye to the left, you can veer off there, which isn't so easy in a car, and you can't cover as much ground walking."
"If GM had kept up with technology like the computer industry has, we would all be driving $25 cars that got 1,000 MPG."David Byrne on Bill Gates
"There was a time in my life when I thought I had everything - millions of dollars, mansions, cars, nice clothes, beautiful women, and every other materialistic thing you can imagine. Now I struggle for peace."David Byrne on Richard Pryor
"Car designers are just going to have to come up with an automobile that outlasts the payments."David Byrne on Erma Bombeck
"I hooked up my accelerator pedal in my car to my brake lights. I hit the gas, people behind me stop, and I'm gone."David Byrne on Steven Wright
"I replaced the headlights in my car with strobe lights, so it looks like I'm the only one moving."David Byrne on Steven Wright
"Architecture theory is very interesting."
"It seems almost backwards to me that my music seems the more emotional outlet, and the art stuff seems more about ideas."
"Punk was defined by an attitude rather than a musical style."
"It's a fundamental, social attitude that the 1% supports symphonies and operas and doesn't support Johnny learning to program hip-hop beats. When I put it like that, it sounds like, 'Well, yeah,' but you start to think, 'Why not, though?' What makes one more valuable than another?"
"Real beauty knocks you a little bit off kilter."
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