Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
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.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
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.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
To play without passion is inexcusable!
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.