Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
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.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
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.
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.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
Rock and roll music, if you like it, if you feel it, you can't help but move to it. That's what happens to me. I can't help it.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.