Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
To play without passion is inexcusable!
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
Rock and roll music, if you like it, if you feel it, you can't help but move to it. That's what happens to me. I can't help it.
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.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.