Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
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?
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
One thing that really appeals to me is this idea of music being a living thing that has an evolution that, in a way, enables the artist to sell a process rather than a piece of product.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
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.
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.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
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.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.