Music can change the world because it can change people.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
If you do not breathe through writing, if you do not cry out in writing, or sing in writing, then don't write, because our culture has no use for it.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
The earth has music for those who listen.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
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.
Play it fuckin' loud!
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.