And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
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.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
Each song is a child I nourish and give my love to. But even if you have never written a song, your life is a song. How can it not be?
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.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.