"Sometimes it's a form of love just to talk to somebody that you have nothing in common with and still be fascinated by their presence."
"Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage."David Byrne on Lao Tzu
"Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead."David Byrne on Oscar Wilde
"Friends can help each other. A true friend is someone who lets you have total freedom to be yourself - and especially to feel. Or, not feel. Whatever you happen to be feeling at the moment is fine with them. That's what real love amounts to - letting a person be what he really is."David Byrne on Jim Morrison
"Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye."David Byrne on H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
"Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable."David Byrne on Bruce Lee
"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."