"For me, pointing and clicking my phone is absolutely fine. People say that isn't the art of photography but I don't agree."
"True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist."Annie Lennox on Albert Einstein
"If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced."Annie Lennox on Vincent Van Gogh
"The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person."Annie Lennox on Abraham Lincoln
"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance."Annie Lennox on Aristotle
"A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament."Annie Lennox on Oscar Wilde
"A lot of music you might listen to is pretty vapid, it doesn't always deal with our deeper issues. These are the things I'm interested in now, particularly at my age."
"Life expectancy in many parts of Africa can be something around the age of thirty five to thirty eight. I mean you're very fortunate if you live to that age. In fact when I went to Uganda for the first time one of the things that occurred to me was that I saw very few elderly people."
"Most women are dissatisfied with their appearance - it's the stuff that fuels the beauty and fashion industries."
"When I look at the majority of my own songs they really came from my own sense of personal confusion or need to express some pain or beauty - they were coming from a universal and personal place."
"The future hasn't happened yet and the past is gone. So I think the only moment we have is right here and now, and I try to make the best of those moments, the moments that I'm in."