Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
Let silence be the art you practice.
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.
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.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
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.
The earth has music for those who listen.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
Music can change the world because it can change people.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
Artistic talent is a gift from God and whoever discovers it in himself has a certain obligation: to know that he cannot waste this talent, but must develop it.
An artist's duty is rather to stay open-minded and in a state where he can receive information and inspiration. You always have to be ready for that little artistic Epiphany.