Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
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 melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
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.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
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.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and 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.
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
Play it fuckin' loud!
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?