Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
Artistic talent is a gift from God and whoever discovers it in himself has a certain obligation: to know that he cannot waste this talent, but must develop it.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
The earth has music for those who listen.
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.
Play it fuckin' loud!
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.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
One thing that really appeals to me is this idea of music being a living thing that has an evolution that, in a way, enables the artist to sell a process rather than a piece of product.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.