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.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
Let silence be the art you practice.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
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 absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.