"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've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."Trevor Dunn on Maya Angelou
"Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school."Trevor Dunn on Albert Einstein
"We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools."Trevor Dunn on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever."Trevor Dunn on Mahatma Gandhi
"Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored."Trevor Dunn on Earl Nightingale
"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."
"I feel akin to the Platypus. An orphan in a family. A swimmer, a recluse. Part bird, part fish, part lizard."
"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."