"The future is keeping you out of the present time."
"The empires of the future are the empires of the mind."Van Morrison on Winston Churchill
"Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future."Van Morrison 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."Van Morrison on Steve Jobs
"I never think of the future - it comes soon enough."Van Morrison on Albert Einstein
"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves."Van Morrison on William Shakespeare
"Every performance is different. That's the beauty of it."
"Music is spiritual. The music business is not."
"You can't stay the same. If you're a musician and a singer, you have to change, that's the way it works."
"A famous person to themselves, they don't get up in the morning and think, I'm famous. I'm not famous to me. Famous is a perception."
"I'd love to live in Ireland but I'd like to live as me, not what someone thinks I am. People don't understand - I lived there before I was famous."