Best Quotes by David Byrne (Top 9)

  1. 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.
  2. I don't care how impossible it seems.
  3. I'm just an advertisement for a version of myself.
  4. The two biggest self-deceptions of all are that life has a 'meaning'and each of us is unique.
  5. Facts are simple and facts are straight. Facts are lazy and facts are late. Facts all come with points of view. Facts don't do what I want them to. Facts just twist the truth around. Facts are living turned inside out.
  6. I sense the world might be more dreamlike, metaphorical, and poetic than we currently believe—but just as irrational as sympathetic magic when looked at in a typically scientific way. I wouldn't be surprised if poetry—poetry in the broadest sense, in the sense of a world filled with metaphor, rhyme, and recurring patterns, shapes, and designs—is how the world works. The world isn't logical, it's a song.
  7. Creative work is more accurately a machine that digs down and finds stuff, emotional stuff that will someday be raw material that can be used to produce more stuff, stuff like itself - clay to be available for future use.
  8. As music becomes less of a thing—a cylinder, a cassette, a disc—and more ephemeral, perhaps we will begin to assign an increasing value to live performances again.
  9. To shake your rump is to be environmentally aware.