The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
Play it fuckin' loud!
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
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 can change the world because it can change people.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
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.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.