The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
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.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
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.
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.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
I'm very happy to hear that my work inspires writers and painters. It's the most beautiful compliment, the greatest reward. Art should always be an exchange.
Artistic talent is a gift from God and whoever discovers it in himself has a certain obligation: to know that he cannot waste this talent, but must develop it.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
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.