Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
I have a genuine love affair with my audience. When I`m on stage they`re not privileged to see me. It`s a privilege for me to see them.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
Play it fuckin' loud!
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
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.
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.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.