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.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
Let silence be the art you practice.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
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.
If you do not breathe through writing, if you do not cry out in writing, or sing in writing, then don't write, because our culture has no use for it.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.