Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
The earth has music for those who listen.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
Let silence be the art you practice.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.