Art is never finished, only abandoned.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
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.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
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.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
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.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
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.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.