Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
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?
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
Play it fuckin' loud!
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
Let silence be the art you practice.
The earth has music for those who listen.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.