Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
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
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.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
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.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.