A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
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.
Play it fuckin' loud!
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
An artist's duty is rather to stay open-minded and in a state where he can receive information and inspiration. You always have to be ready for that little artistic Epiphany.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
Let silence be the art you practice.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
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.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.