"I feel akin to the Platypus. An orphan in a family. A swimmer, a recluse. Part bird, part fish, part lizard."
"I'll never stop dreaming that one day we can be a real family, together, all of us laughing and talking, loving and understanding, not looking at the past but only to the future."Trevor Dunn on LaToya Jackson
"If a country is to be corruption free and become a nation of beautiful minds, I strongly feel there are three key societal members who can make a difference. They are the father, the mother and the teacher."Trevor Dunn on Abdul Kalam
"Family means no one gets left behind or forgotten."Trevor Dunn on David Ogden Stiers
"The love of family and the admiration of friends is much more important than wealth and privilege."Trevor Dunn on Charles Kuralt
"Sister is probably the most competitive relationship within the family, but once the sisters are grown, it becomes the strongest relationship."Trevor Dunn on Margaret Mead
"I remember when metal was something you really had to search out, and now I hear it on car commercials."
"Music is a very personal and emotional form of communication."
"It wasn't until after private lessons and learning bass lines that I even noticed bass in the music I was listening to at that age. My ears were blown wide open."
"I guess the two Manifesto, Communicating Vessels, Mad Love, and some of his poetry made a significant mark on me but as far as bringing a literary element into the music I see it as a much broader assimilation."