Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
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.
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.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
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?
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
Artistic talent is a gift from God and whoever discovers it in himself has a certain obligation: to know that he cannot waste this talent, but must develop it.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.