"I don't like to generalize but I've had nothing but bad experiences with Mexican food in Europe."
"I want my food dead. Not sick, not dying, dead."Ezra Koenig on Oscar Wilde
"You can tell alot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jellybeans."Ezra Koenig on Ronald Reagan
"It's difficult to believe that people are still starving in this country because food isn't available."Ezra Koenig on Ronald Reagan
"You better cut the pizza in four pieces because I'm not hungry enough to eat six."Ezra Koenig on Yogi Berra
"Beware the hobby that eats."Ezra Koenig on Benjamin Franklin
"It's cool to have instruments lying around because they give you different ideas."
"I do think sometimes there's danger in guest appearance mania. I've seen too many examples that sound cool on paper, like 'Oh, get that guy to sing the hook on that guy's song,' and then that's all it is. It's a cool idea that sounds good on paper."
"It's pretty cool that people will pay for something even though they don't have to. It's totally different now to back in the day. Now you're paying for a record because you believe in the band. In the future that will be the only time people will pay for albums, because there's some kind of connection."
"My dad has a really great record collection that basically went up to the year I was born: 1984."
"My dad grew up in a working-class Jewish neighbourhood, and I got a scholarship from my dad's union to go to college. I went there to get an education, not as an extension of privilege."