Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
One thing that really appeals to me is this idea of music being a living thing that has an evolution that, in a way, enables the artist to sell a process rather than a piece of product.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
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.
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.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
I love rock-n-roll. I think it's an exciting art form. It's revolutionary. Still revolutionary and it changed people. It changed their hearts. But yeah, even rock-n-roll has a lot of rubbish, really bad music.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside