"I think life is far too short to concentrate on your past. I rather look into the future."
"The empires of the future are the empires of the mind."Lou Reed on Winston Churchill
"Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future."Lou Reed 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."Lou Reed on Steve Jobs
"I never think of the future - it comes soon enough."Lou Reed on Albert Einstein
"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves."Lou Reed on William Shakespeare
"How can anybody learn anything from an artwork when the piece of art only reflects the vanity of the artist and not reality?"
"The most important part of my religion is to play guitar."