Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
To play without passion is inexcusable!
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
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.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
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.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
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.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.