Let silence be the art you practice.
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.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
Play it fuckin' loud!
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
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.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
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.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.