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.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
Play it fuckin' loud!
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
I have a genuine love affair with my audience. When I`m on stage they`re not privileged to see me. It`s a privilege for me to see them.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
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.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
The earth has music for those who listen.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.