Music can change the world because it can change people.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
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.
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.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
Let silence be the art you practice.
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
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.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
Play it fuckin' loud!
If you do not breathe through writing, if you do not cry out in writing, or sing in writing, then don't write, because our culture has no use for it.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
The earth has music for those who listen.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.