Play it fuckin' loud!
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.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
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.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.