Music can change the world because it can change people.
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.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
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.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
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.
Play it fuckin' loud!
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
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.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
Each song is a child I nourish and give my love to. But even if you have never written a song, your life is a song. How can it not be?
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.