Music can change the world because it can change people.
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.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
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.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
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.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.