"It's not always been a happy marriage. I guess I wanted a quick fix."
"A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person."David Byrne on Mignon McLaughlin
"By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you'll become happy if you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher."David Byrne on Socrates
"It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages."David Byrne on Friedrich Nietzsche
"How can a woman be expected to be happy with a man who insists on treating her as if she were a perfectly normal human being."David Byrne on Oscar Wilde
"Don't marry the person you think you can live with marry only the individual you think you can't live without."David Byrne on James C. Dobson
"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."