I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
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.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
Each song is a child I nourish and give my love to. But even if you have never written a song, your life is a song. How can it not be?
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
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.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
Play it fuckin' loud!
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
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.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
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.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
To play without passion is inexcusable!
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
Music can change the world because it can change people.