Each song is a child I nourish and give my love to. But even if you have never written a song, your life is a song. How can it not be?
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
Play it fuckin' loud!
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
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.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
I have a genuine love affair with my audience. When I`m on stage they`re not privileged to see me. It`s a privilege for me to see them.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.