The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
Let silence be the art you practice.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
I think another thing is that we don't really want exclusivity. We accept that it is in the artist's interest to be on sale in every place where they sell music.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
Artistic talent is a gift from God and whoever discovers it in himself has a certain obligation: to know that he cannot waste this talent, but must develop it.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
Each song is a child I nourish and give my love to. But even if you have never written a song, your life is a song. How can it not be?
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.