Music can change the world because it can change people.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
Play it fuckin' loud!
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
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.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
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
Let silence be the art you practice.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
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.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
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.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.