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.
Play it fuckin' loud!
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.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
An artist's duty is rather to stay open-minded and in a state where he can receive information and inspiration. You always have to be ready for that little artistic Epiphany.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
We're not trying to change the world; just 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.