Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
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.
Play it fuckin' loud!
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
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.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
If you do not breathe through writing, if you do not cry out in writing, or sing in writing, then don't write, because our culture has no use for it.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
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?
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.