Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
To play without passion is inexcusable!
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
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 magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.