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.
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.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
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.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
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.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
Play it fuckin' loud!
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
The earth has music for those who listen.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
Music can change the world because it can change people.