And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
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.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
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.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
The earth has music for those who listen.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
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.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
Let silence be the art you practice.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
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 is never finished, only abandoned.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.