"I don't like begging money from producers."
"When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life now that I am old I know that it is."David Byrne on Oscar Wilde
"A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money."David Byrne on John Ruskin
"Money has never made man happy, nor will it, there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more of it one has the more one wants."David Byrne on Benjamin Franklin
"The lack of money is the root of all evil."David Byrne on Mark Twain
"Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in it."David Byrne on Mark Twain
"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."