Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
I love rock-n-roll. I think it's an exciting art form. It's revolutionary. Still revolutionary and it changed people. It changed their hearts. But yeah, even rock-n-roll has a lot of rubbish, really bad music.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
The earth has music for those who listen.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
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.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
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.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
Each song is a child I nourish and give my love to. But even if you have never written a song, your life is a song. How can it not be?
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
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 only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
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.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.