"When our governments want to sell us a course of action, they do it by making sure it's the only thing on the agenda, the only thing everyone's talking about. And they pre-load the ensuing discussion with highly selected images, devious and prejudicial language, dubious linkages, weak or false 'intelligence' and selected 'leaks.'"
"The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits."Brian Eno on Albert Einstein
"It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer."Brian Eno on Albert Einstein
"Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking."Brian Eno on Albert Einstein
"Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them."Brian Eno on Albert Einstein
"We should take care not to make the intellect our god it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality."Brian Eno on Albert Einstein
"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."