Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
The earth has music for those who listen.
Play it fuckin' loud!
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
I think another thing is that we don't really want exclusivity. We accept that it is in the artist's interest to be on sale in every place where they sell music.
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.
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.