Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
Let silence be the art you practice.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
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 was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
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.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
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.
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.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
The earth has music for those who listen.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.