The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
Play it fuckin' loud!
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
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.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
I'm very happy to hear that my work inspires writers and painters. It's the most beautiful compliment, the greatest reward. Art should always be an exchange.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
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.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.