The earth has music for those who listen.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
One thing that really appeals to me is this idea of music being a living thing that has an evolution that, in a way, enables the artist to sell a process rather than a piece of product.
People ask me how I make music. I tell them I just step into it. It's like stepping into a river and joining the flow. Every moment in the river has its song.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
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.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
Play it fuckin' loud!
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.