It's not always been a happy marriage. I guess I wanted a quick fix.
Quote by David Byrne
Click on the picture of
David Byrne quote
you want to see a larger version.
David Byrne Quotes
Why not invest in the future of music, instead of building fortresses to preserve its past?
I've noticed a lot of younger artists have less fear of doing different sorts of things, whether it's various types of music, or gallery artists moving between video and sculpture and drawing.
The true face of smoking is disease, death and horror - not the glamour and sophistication the pushers in the tobacco industry try to portray.
Punk was defined by an attitude rather than a musical style.
Ninety percent of all music is always crap, and when too many people decide they're going to have guitar bands, then ninety percent of them are going to be crap. It's just a given law.
To some extent I happily don't know what I'm doing. I feel that it's an artist's responsibility to trust that.
I read the NY Times but I don't trust all of it.
There's a certain amount of freedom involved in cycling: you're self-propelled and decide exactly where to go. If you see something that catches your eye to the left, you can veer off there, which isn't so easy in a car, and you can't cover as much ground walking.
If anything, a lot of electronic music is music that no one listens to at home, hardly. It's really only to be heard when everyone's out enjoying it.
I try to devote my afternoons to making music in my home studio, but it's a lot more fun hanging out with musicians and friends, and trying subtly to influence a band than making your own stuff.
I feel sorry for people who don't drink. When they wake up in the morning, that's as good as they're going to feel all day.
I have but one lamp by which my feet are guided, and that is the lamp of experience.
The major advances in speed of communication and ability to interact took place more than a century ago. The shift from sailing ships to telegraph was far more radical than that from telephone to email!
Money: power at its most liquid.
I more fear what is within me than what comes from without.
People assume I'm out there having this great life, but money doesn't erase the pain. When you're young you barrel through life, making choices without thinking of repercussions. A few years down the line, you wake up in a certain place and wonder how the hell you got there.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.
The only way I'd be caught without makeup is if my radio fell in the bathtub while I was taking a bath and electrocuted me and I was in between makeup at home. I hope my husband would slap a little lipstick on me before he took me to the morgue.
You must have love as the core it takes courage to be willing to constantly tell the truth to each other and risk letting the relationship go.
My mom is not trying to live vicariously through me.