Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
An artist's duty is rather to stay open-minded and in a state where he can receive information and inspiration. You always have to be ready for that little artistic Epiphany.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
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.
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.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.