It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
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.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
The earth has music for those who listen.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
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.
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.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
I love rock-n-roll. I think it's an exciting art form. It's revolutionary. Still revolutionary and it changed people. It changed their hearts. But yeah, even rock-n-roll has a lot of rubbish, really bad music.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
Play it fuckin' loud!
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.