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.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
Let silence be the art you practice.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
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.
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.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.