Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
An artist's duty is rather to stay open-minded and in a state where he can receive information and inspiration. You always have to be ready for that little artistic Epiphany.
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'm very happy to hear that my work inspires writers and painters. It's the most beautiful compliment, the greatest reward. Art should always be an exchange.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
Play it fuckin' loud!
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
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.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.