Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
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.
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.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
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.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
To play without passion is inexcusable!
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.