Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
The earth has music for those who listen.
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 spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
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.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.