"If you are part of a religion that very strongly insists that you believe then to decide not to do that is quite a big hurdle to jump over. You never forget the thought process you went through. It becomes part of your whole intellectual picture."
"This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple the philosophy is kindness."Brian Eno on Dalai Lama
"I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ."Brian Eno on Mahatma Gandhi
"I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else."Brian Eno on C. S. Lewis
"Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither."Brian Eno on C. S. Lewis
"I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is."Brian Eno on Albert Camus
"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."