A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
The earth has music for those who listen.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
Play it fuckin' loud!
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.
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?
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside