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.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
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.
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.
Play it fuckin' loud!