The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
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.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
Play it fuckin' loud!