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?
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.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
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.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
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.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
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.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
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.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.