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David Byrne Quotes and Sayings

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My favorite time of day is to get up and eat leftovers from dinner,
especially spicy food.
- David Byrne

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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.
- David Byrne

Real beauty knocks you a little bit off kilter.
- David Byrne

That's the thing about pictures: they seduce you.
- David Byrne

 

All you needed was a couple of instruments and a few
chords and you could be on an indie label.
- David Byrne

I'm afraid that reason will triumph and that the world
will become a place where anyone who doesn't fit that will become unnecessary.
- David Byrne

Everything's intentional.
It's just filling in the dots.
- David Byrne

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When we started, a lot of bands sounded really different from one another.
- David Byrne

I'd like to be known for more than being the guy in the big suit.
- David Byrne

The Heads were the only band on that scene that had a groove.
- David Byrne

To shake your rump is to be environmentally aware.
- David Byrne

I'm guarded; I don't talk much.
- David Byrne

Architecture theory is very interesting.
- David Byrne

That's the one for my tombstone...
Here lies David Byrne.
Why the big suit?
- David Byrne

I try never to wear my own clothes, I pretend I'm someone else.
- David Byrne

I didn't have any agenda or plan when I started writing stuff.
- David Byrne

Television sounded really different than the Ramones
sounded really different than us sounded really different
than Blondie sounded really different than the Sex Pistols.
- David Byrne

I couldn't talk to people face to face,
so I got on stage and started screaming and squealing and twitching.
- David Byrne

I subscribe to the myth that an artist's creativity comes from torment.
Once that's fixed, what do you draw on?
- David Byrne

I couldn't take pictures of green rolling hills.
- David Byrne

I read the NY Times but I don't trust all of it.
- David Byrne

To some extent I happily don't know what I'm doing.
I feel that it's an artist's responsibility to trust that.
- David Byrne

I like to combine the dramatic emotional warmth of
strings with the grooves and body business of drums and bass.
- David Byrne

I'm afraid that everything will get homogenized and be the same.
- David Byrne

I knew I wanted to have a doll of myself on the cover.
I thought, I wanna see myself as a Ken doll.
- David Byrne

It didn't even occur to me that I'm the last person
in the world who should play salsa or Brazilian music.
- David Byrne

Analysis is like a lobotomy.
Who wants to have all their edges shaved off?
- David Byrne

I wanted to be a secret agent and an astronaut,
preferably at the same time.
- David Byrne

Frank Lloyd Wright...
his things were beautiful but not very functional.
- David Byrne

Punk was defined by an attitude rather than a musical style.
- David Byrne

The true face of smoking is disease,
death and horror -
not the glamour and sophistication the pushers in the
tobacco industry try to portray.
- David Byrne

People in Latin America...
love America from afar and emulate America in some
ways but also hate a lot of things that America does to them.
- David Byrne

I never listen to the radio unless I rent a car.
- David Byrne

It's not always been a happy marriage.
I guess I wanted a quick fix.
- David Byrne

I've been in beautiful landscapes where one is tempted
to whip out a camera and take a picture.
I've learned to resist that.
- David Byrne

I find rebellion packaged by a major corporation a
little hard to take seriously.
- David Byrne

Is Elizabeth Taylor fat? Her favorite food is seconds.
- Joan Rivers

These are a few of my favorite things.
- Oscar Hammerstein II

Dogs are my favorite people.
- Richard Dean Anderson

What a dog I got, his favorite bone is in my arm.
- Rodney Dangerfield

The fear of life is the favorite disease of the 20th century.
- William Lyon Phelps

Fall is my favorite season in Los Angeles,
watching the birds change color and fall from the trees.
- David Letterman

Our favorite holding period is forever.
- Warren Buffett

You can map your life through your favorite movies,
and no two people's maps will be the same.
- Mary Schmich

Do you know what my favorite part of the game is? The opportunity to play.
- Mike Singletary

LOVE: A word properly applied to our delight in particular kinds of food;
sometimes metaphorically spoken of the favorite objects of all our appetites.
- Henry Fielding

I have many favorite artists...
Van Gogh as one, but he didn't really sing a lot!
- Colin Mochrie

My favorite actresses are Cameron Diaz,
Julia Roberts and Julie Andrews.
- Dakota Fanning

The experience reminds me of a favorite saying:
Most of the yield from research efforts comes from
the coal that is mined while looking for diamonds.
- Paul D. Boyer

My brother was a great favorite with everybody,
and his death cast a gloom upon the whole neighborhood.
- Buffalo Bill

My favorite book is always the one I'm working on at the moment.
- Caroline B. Cooney

My favorite driver is always either the bad guy or the underdog.
- Bo Jackson

My favorite comedians were Jimmy Durante,
George Burns, senior citizens.
- Joseph Bologna

My favorite jellybean is the pink one with the flavor inside.
- Chester Bennington

When I was in jail, I was a lot of people's favorite person.
I practically ran the jail.
I had more freedom than the police.
- Flavor Flav

One of my favorite things to do is be in front of the camera and act.
- Angie Everhart

Well, my favorite roles so far are Lucas and Lost Boys.
- Corey Haim

One of my favorite people is Gypsy Rose Lee.
She bears out the Biblical promise that he who has,
gets.
And I hope she gets a lot more.
- Hedy Lamarr

But the guitar is my favorite, first and foremost instrument.
- Midge Ure

My favorite kitchen was the Japanese and the Italian kitchen.
- Karl Lagerfeld

My favorite meal is turkey and mashed potatoes.
I love Thanksgiving, it's just my favorite.
I can have Thanksgiving all year round.
- Cindy Margolis

Bill Russell was my favorite player of all-time.
- Bill Walton

Don't have a favorite subject, I think I want to carry
on doing this because I really enjoy it.
- Rupert Grint

Blake has always been a favorite, the lyrics,
not so much the prophetic books, but I suppose Yeats
influenced me more as a young poet,
and the American, Robert Frost.
- Anne Stevenson

I love Mary Chapin Carpenter songs.
I love her songs 'Come On, Come On' and 'I Am A Town',
they're two of my favorite songs.
- Betty Buckley

David Bowie's my favorite musician.
I love him above all, but I'm really into rap a lot right now.
- Ethan Suplee

Sesame oil is probably my favorite condiment,
period.
- Ted Allen

My favorite film is Gene Tierney and Tyrone Power in The Razor's Edge.
- Terence Stamp

I think my favorite album was probably Realization.
- Johnny Rivers

Song Sung Blue took a lot of compressing and refining,
and it has one of my favorite lyrics.
- Neil Diamond

Necessity of action takes away the fear of the act,
and makes bold resolution the favorite of fortune.
- Francis Quarles


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