To play without passion is inexcusable!
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
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.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
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.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
Play it fuckin' loud!
We're not trying to change the world; just music.