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Honor thy error as a hidden intention.
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Feelings are more dangerous than ideas, because they aren't susceptible to rational evaluation. They grow quietly, spreading underground, and erupt suddenly, all over the place.

— Brian Eno

In the 19th century, a lot of people were against outlawing child labour, because to do so would be against the very foundations of a free market economy: 'These children want to work, these people want to employ them ... what is your problem? It's not as if anyone has kidnapped them ... '

— Brian Eno

If you grow up in a very strong religion like Catholicism you certainly cultivate in yourself a certain taste for the intensity of ideas.

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I have a definite talent for convincing people to try something new. I am a good salesman. When I'm on form, I can sell anything.

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Anything popular is populist, and populist is rarely a good adjective.

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I do sometimes look back at things I've written in the past, and think, 'I just don't remember being the person who wrote that.'

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When I started making my own records, I had this idea of drowning out the singer and putting the rest in the foreground. It was the background that interested me.

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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.

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Human development thus far has been fueled and guided by the feeling that things could be, and are probably going to be, better.

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I think that there's something that I still like about the fact of a package, like the latest report from somebody. "Okay, this is what they're up to now; this is what they're doing; who's working with them?".

— Brian Eno

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