One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
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.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
One thing that really appeals to me is this idea of music being a living thing that has an evolution that, in a way, enables the artist to sell a process rather than a piece of product.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
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 melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
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.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.