"Life's temptations have the purpose of putting our spiritual integrity to the test. To yield to them, however, gives one a precarious and tormented satisfaction. But the worst temptations are those we give in to without getting anything in return except for the brutal discovery of our weakness."
"Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness."
"Definition of rock journalism- People who can't write, doing interviews with people who can't think, in order to prepare articles for people who can't read."
"Music makes one feel so romantic - at least it always gets on one's nerves - which is the same thing nowadays."
"This machine kills fascists."
"Any good music must be an innovation."
"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 could ache and hurt, that beautiful music was a place a suffering man could hide."
"the past is only the future with the lights on."
"If I can't dance to it, it's not my revolution."
"And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking."
"Music is the universal language of mankind."