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.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
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.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
I have a genuine love affair with my audience. When I`m on stage they`re not privileged to see me. It`s a privilege for me to see them.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
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?
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
Play it fuckin' loud!
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.