One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
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.
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?
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
To play without passion is inexcusable!
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.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
The earth has music for those who listen.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.