Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
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.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
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.
To play without passion is inexcusable!
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.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.