Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
Let silence be the art you practice.
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.
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.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
The earth has music for those who listen.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
Each song is a child I nourish and give my love to. But even if you have never written a song, your life is a song. How can it not be?
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
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.