The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
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.
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?
Play it fuckin' loud!
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.
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.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
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.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.