Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
I love rock-n-roll. I think it's an exciting art form. It's revolutionary. Still revolutionary and it changed people. It changed their hearts. But yeah, even rock-n-roll has a lot of rubbish, really bad music.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
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.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.