I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
Play it fuckin' loud!
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
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.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.