One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
People ask me how I make music. I tell them I just step into it. It's like stepping into a river and joining the flow. Every moment in the river has its song.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
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 music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
I love rock-n-roll. I think it's an exciting art form. It's revolutionary. Still revolutionary and it changed people. It changed their hearts. But yeah, even rock-n-roll has a lot of rubbish, really bad music.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.