The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
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.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
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.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
Play it fuckin' loud!
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
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.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.