Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Play it fuckin' loud!
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
I have a genuine love affair with my audience. When I`m on stage they`re not privileged to see me. It`s a privilege for me to see them.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
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.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.