Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
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.
Let silence be the art you practice.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
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.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
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.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.