It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
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?
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
Play it fuckin' loud!
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
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.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.