Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
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.
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.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
I love rock-n-roll. I think it's an exciting art form. It's revolutionary. Still revolutionary and it changed people. It changed their hearts. But yeah, even rock-n-roll has a lot of rubbish, really bad music.
The earth has music for those who listen.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.