The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
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.
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.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
Rock and roll music, if you like it, if you feel it, you can't help but move to it. That's what happens to me. I can't help it.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
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.
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.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
Play it fuckin' loud!
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.