The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
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.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
Play it fuckin' loud!