We're not trying to change the world; just music.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
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.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
People ask me how I make music. I tell them I just step into it. It's like stepping into a river and joining the flow. Every moment in the river has its song.
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.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
The earth has music for those who listen.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.