And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
If you do not breathe through writing, if you do not cry out in writing, or sing in writing, then don't write, because our culture has no use for it.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
An artist's duty is rather to stay open-minded and in a state where he can receive information and inspiration. You always have to be ready for that little artistic Epiphany.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
The earth has music for those who listen.
Play it fuckin' loud!
Let silence be the art you practice.
Rock and roll music, if you like it, if you feel it, you can't help but move to it. That's what happens to me. I can't help it.
I'm very happy to hear that my work inspires writers and painters. It's the most beautiful compliment, the greatest reward. Art should always be an exchange.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.