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.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
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.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
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.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
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.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Play it fuckin' loud!
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?