Music can change the world because it can change people.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
Let silence be the art you practice.
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
To play without passion is inexcusable!
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.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
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 is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.