"Architecture theory is very interesting."
"We shape our buildings thereafter they shape us."David Byrne on Winston Churchill
"Whatever good things we build end up building us."David Byrne on Jim Rohn
"I don't build in order to have clients. I have clients in order to build."David Byrne on Ayn Rand
"A building has integrity just like a man. And just as seldom."David Byrne on Ayn Rand
"Every great architect is - necessarily - a great poet. He must be a great original interpreter of his time, his day, his age."David Byrne on Frank Lloyd Wright
"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."
"I like to combine the dramatic emotional warmth of strings with the grooves and body business of drums and bass."