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 was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
The earth has music for those who listen.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
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.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
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.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
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.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
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.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
If you do not breathe through writing, if you do not cry out in writing, or sing in writing, then don't write, because our culture has no use for it.