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.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
Let silence be the art you practice.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
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.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
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.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
An artist's duty is rather to stay open-minded and in a state where he can receive information and inspiration. You always have to be ready for that little artistic Epiphany.
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.