The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
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.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
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.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
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?
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
Play it fuckin' loud!
Let silence be the art you practice.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
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 man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.