The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
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.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
I have a genuine love affair with my audience. When I`m on stage they`re not privileged to see me. It`s a privilege for me to see them.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
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.
Let silence be the art you practice.
I'm very happy to hear that my work inspires writers and painters. It's the most beautiful compliment, the greatest reward. Art should always be an exchange.
Play it fuckin' loud!
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?