Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
Let silence be the art you practice.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
People ask me how I make music. I tell them I just step into it. It's like stepping into a river and joining the flow. Every moment in the river has its song.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
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.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.