Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
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.
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.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
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.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
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.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.