"These days politics, religion, media seem to get all mixed up. Television became the new religion a long time back and the media has taken over."
"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."Van Morrison on Dalai Lama
"I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ."Van Morrison 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."Van Morrison on C. S. Lewis
"Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither."Van Morrison 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."Van Morrison on Albert Camus
"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."