I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
One thing that really appeals to me is this idea of music being a living thing that has an evolution that, in a way, enables the artist to sell a process rather than a piece of product.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
The earth has music for those who listen.
Play it fuckin' loud!
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
I have a genuine love affair with my audience. When I`m on stage they`re not privileged to see me. It`s a privilege for me to see them.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.