"When you sing with a group of people, you learn how to subsume yourself into a group consciousness because a capella singing is all about the immersion of the self into the community. That's one of the great feelings - to stop being me for a little while and to become us. That way lies empathy, the great social virtue."
"Great minds discuss ideas average minds discuss events small minds discuss people."Brian Eno on Eleanor Roosevelt
"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds."Brian Eno on Albert Einstein
"Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them."Brian Eno on William Shakespeare
"One sees great things from the valley only small things from the peak."Brian Eno on Gilbert K. Chesterton
"All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope."Brian Eno on Winston Churchill
"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."