Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
Play it fuckin' loud!
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
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.
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.