Music can change the world because it can change people.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
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.
Each song is a child I nourish and give my love to. But even if you have never written a song, your life is a song. How can it not be?
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
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.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
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.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.