Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
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 in the soul can be heard by the universe.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
To play without passion is inexcusable!
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
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.
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.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.