Music can change the world because it can change people.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
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.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
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.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
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.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.