The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
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.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
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?
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.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
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.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
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.
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.