Enlightenment, don't know what it is. It's up to you, the way you think.

-Van Morrison
Van Morrison

Spiritual hunger and spiritual thirst But you got to change it On the inside first To be satisfied

Van Morrison
I'm a working man in my prime cleaning windows.
Van Morrison

Well I've got to get out of the rat-race now I'm tired of the ways of mice and men And the empires all turning into rust again. Out of everything nothing remains the same That's why I'm cloud hidden Cloud hidden Whereabouts unknown.

Van Morrison
Men saw the stars at the edge of the sea They thought great thoughts about liberty Poets wrote down words that did fit Writers wrote books Thinkers thought about it.
Van Morrison

The first piece of music that captured my imagination was probably Ray Charles Live At Newport.

Van Morrison
I have seen without perceiving I have been another man Let me pierce the realm of glamour So I know just what I am.
Van Morrison

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.

Van Morrison
There's always got to be a struggle. What else is there? That's what life is made of. I don't know anything else. If there is, tell me about it.
Van Morrison

Skiffle was a name that was attached to what was, in essence, American folk music with a beat.

Van Morrison
Don't lose the wonder in your eyesIt's right there when you smile...If we go back, for a whileLet me go back, for a whileTo that magic time