»I think music in itself is healing. It’s an explosive expression of humanity. It’s something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we’re from, everyone loves music.«

»Videos destroyed the vitality of rock ‘n’ roll. Before that, music said, ›Listen‹…«

»I’ve come to realize that life is not a musical comedy, it’s a Greek tragedy.«

»The closest thing I have to religion is music. I worship at the altar of Beethoven.«