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.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
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.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
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!
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.