Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
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.
I think another thing is that we don't really want exclusivity. We accept that it is in the artist's interest to be on sale in every place where they sell music.
Play it fuckin' loud!
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
An artist's duty is rather to stay open-minded and in a state where he can receive information and inspiration. You always have to be ready for that little artistic Epiphany.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside