"Punk was defined by an attitude rather than a musical style."
"Choosing to be positive and having a grateful attitude is going to determine how you're going to live your life."David Byrne on Joel Osteen
"My attitude is that if you push me towards something that you think is a weakness, then I will turn that perceived weakness into a strength."David Byrne on Michael Jordan
"Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character."David Byrne on Albert Einstein
"Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude."David Byrne on Thomas Jefferson
"Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference."David Byrne on Winston Churchill
"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."
"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."