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.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
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.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
Let silence be the art you practice.
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.