Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
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.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
The earth has music for those who listen.
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 music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
I think another thing is that we don't really want exclusivity. We accept that it is in the artist's interest to be on sale in every place where they sell music.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
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.