To play without passion is inexcusable!
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
Each song is a child I nourish and give my love to. But even if you have never written a song, your life is a song. How can it not be?
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
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.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.