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.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
Let silence be the art you practice.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
Play it fuckin' loud!
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
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.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
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.