"The basis of computer work is predicated on the idea that only the brain makes decisions and only the index finger does the work."
"A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kick boxing."Brian Eno on Emo Philips
"Computers are like Old Testament gods lots of rules and no mercy."Brian Eno on Joseph Campbell
"I think computer viruses should count as life. I think it says something about human nature that the only form of life we have created so far is purely destructive. We've created life in our own image."Brian Eno on Stephen Hawking
"Computers are useless. They can only give you answers."Brian Eno on Pablo Picasso
"I think it's fair to say that personal computers have become the most empowering tool we've ever created. They're tools of communication, they're tools of creativity, and they can be shaped by their user."Brian Eno on Bill Gates
"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."