Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
The earth has music for those who listen.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
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 art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
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.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.