Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
To play without passion is inexcusable!
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
Let silence be the art you practice.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
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.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
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.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
Play it fuckin' loud!