We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
To play without passion is inexcusable!
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
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.
A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do.
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.
People ask me how I make music. I tell them I just step into it. It's like stepping into a river and joining the flow. Every moment in the river has its song.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
One thing that really appeals to me is this idea of music being a living thing that has an evolution that, in a way, enables the artist to sell a process rather than a piece of product.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
I love rock-n-roll. I think it's an exciting art form. It's revolutionary. Still revolutionary and it changed people. It changed their hearts. But yeah, even rock-n-roll has a lot of rubbish, really bad music.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.