The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
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?
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Play it fuckin' loud!
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
I have a genuine love affair with my audience. When I`m on stage they`re not privileged to see me. It`s a privilege for me to see them.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
One thing that really appeals to me is this idea of music being a living thing that has an evolution that, in a way, enables the artist to sell a process rather than a piece of product.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.