Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
Artistic talent is a gift from God and whoever discovers it in himself has a certain obligation: to know that he cannot waste this talent, but must develop it.
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.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
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.
To play without passion is inexcusable!
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
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 the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.