Anything popular is populist, and populist is rarely a good adjective.
Art is not an object, but a trigger for experience.
Being completely free to choose what to do is actually quite difficult.
Cooking is a way of listening to the radio.
Emotion creates reality, reality demands action.
Every increase in your knowledge is a simultaneous decrease. You learn and you unlearn at the same time. A new certainty is a new doubt as well.
Everybody is entertained to death.
Everything good proceeds from enthusiasm.
For the world to be interesting, you have to be manipulating it all the time.
Honor thy error as a hidden intention.
Human development thus far has been fueled and guided by the feeling that things could be, and are probably going to be, better.
I can't see the lines I used to think I could read between.
I think that sex, drugs, art and religion very much overlap with one another and sometimes one becomes another.
If something is good, you must torture it mercilessly until it is either dead or great.
If there is a new fascism, it won't come from skinheads and punks; it will come from people who eat granola and think they know how the world should be.
It's amazing how quickly people get used to bad quality.
Law is always better than war.
Lyrics are always misleading because they make people think that that's what the music is about.
Opera is an advanced form of yodeling.
Rationality is what we do to organize the world, to make it possible to predict. Art is the rehearsal for the inapplicability and failure of that process.
Saying that cultural objects have value is like saying that telephones have conversations.
Set up a situation that presents you with something slightly beyond your reach.
Stop thinking about art works as objects, and start thinking about them as triggers for experiences.
The computer brings out the worst in some people.
The smart thing in the art world is to have one good idea and never have another.
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