One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
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.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is 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.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.