Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
Let silence be the art you practice.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
Music can change the world because it can change people.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
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 actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
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.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
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?
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
People ask me how I make music. I tell them I just step into it. It's like stepping into a river and joining the flow. Every moment in the river has its song.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.