Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
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.
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 passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
The earth has music for those who listen.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
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.
Play it fuckin' loud!
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.