Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
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.
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
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.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
I have a genuine love affair with my audience. When I`m on stage they`re not privileged to see me. It`s a privilege for me to see them.
If you do not breathe through writing, if you do not cry out in writing, or sing in writing, then don't write, because our culture has no use for it.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
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.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.