Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
An artist's duty is rather to stay open-minded and in a state where he can receive information and inspiration. You always have to be ready for that little artistic Epiphany.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
Play it fuckin' loud!
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Let silence be the art you practice.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.