A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
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.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
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!
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
I have a genuine love affair with my audience. When I`m on stage they`re not privileged to see me. It`s a privilege for me to see them.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.