Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
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.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
The earth has music for those who listen.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
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 music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
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.
I'm very happy to hear that my work inspires writers and painters. It's the most beautiful compliment, the greatest reward. Art should always be an exchange.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside