Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
Play it fuckin' loud!
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
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.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
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.
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
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.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
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.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time