Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
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.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
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?
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.