Music can change the world because it can change people.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
People ask me how I make music. I tell them I just step into it. It's like stepping into a river and joining the flow. Every moment in the river has its song.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
Each song is a child I nourish and give my love to. But even if you have never written a song, your life is a song. How can it not be?
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
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 not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
Play it fuckin' loud!