"Buddhism has become a socially recognized religious philosophy for Americans, whereas it used to be considered an exotic religion."
"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."Thurston Moore on Dalai Lama
"I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ."Thurston Moore 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."Thurston Moore on C. S. Lewis
"Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither."Thurston Moore 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."Thurston Moore on Albert Camus
"I certainly don't sit around in the morning making pancakes listening to Whitehouse or anything."
"I was surrounded by nature and trying to come to terms with this blissful nature versus the inhumane mentality of war. People were being deluded by someone using the word peace."
"Most people can't tell now who wrote what. I like that blurring of identities within the band. because it becomes a unified thing that can't be related to other forms of historical poetry."