We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do.
Play it fuckin' loud!
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
Let silence be the art you practice.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
If you do not breathe through writing, if you do not cry out in writing, or sing in writing, then don't write, because our culture has no use for it.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
Music can change the world because it can change people.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.