Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
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.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
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?
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
If you do not breathe through writing, if you do not cry out in writing, or sing in writing, then don't write, because our culture has no use for it.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
Play it fuckin' loud!