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.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
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.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
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.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
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.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.