I'm very happy to hear that my work inspires writers and painters. It's the most beautiful compliment, the greatest reward. Art should always be an exchange.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
Play it fuckin' loud!
The earth has music for those who listen.
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.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
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.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.