I think another thing is that we don't really want exclusivity. We accept that it is in the artist's interest to be on sale in every place where they sell music.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
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.
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.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
Play it fuckin' loud!
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
I'm very happy to hear that my work inspires writers and painters. It's the most beautiful compliment, the greatest reward. Art should always be an exchange.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.