Music can change the world because it can change people.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
Play it fuckin' loud!
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
Let silence be the art you practice.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.