I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
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.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
Play it fuckin' loud!
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.