Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
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.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
Play it fuckin' loud!
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
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.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
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.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
If you do not breathe through writing, if you do not cry out in writing, or sing in writing, then don't write, because our culture has no use for it.
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?
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.