A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
Play it fuckin' loud!
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
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.
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.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
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?
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
If you do not breathe through writing, if you do not cry out in writing, or sing in writing, then don't write, because our culture has no use for it.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
The earth has music for those who listen.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.