Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
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.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
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.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.