"I would like to see a future where artists think that they have a right to contemplate things like global warming."
"The empires of the future are the empires of the mind."Brian Eno on Winston Churchill
"Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future."Brian Eno on Oscar Wilde
"Again, you can't connect the dots looking forward you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life."Brian Eno on Steve Jobs
"I never think of the future - it comes soon enough."Brian Eno on Albert Einstein
"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves."Brian Eno on William Shakespeare
"I had wanted a tape recorder since I was tiny. I thought it was a magic thing. I never got one until just before I went to art school."
"At the beginning of the 20th century, the ambition of the great painters was to make paintings that were like music, which was then considered as the noblest art."
"The smart thing in the art world is to have one good idea and never have another."
"One of the things you're doing when you make art, apart from entertaining yourself and other people, is trying to see what ways of working feel good, what feels right."
"It's not the destination that matters. It's the change of scene."