Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
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 is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
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.
Rock and roll music, if you like it, if you feel it, you can't help but move to it. That's what happens to me. I can't help it.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
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 don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
The earth has music for those who listen.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?