"How can anybody learn anything from an artwork when the piece of art only reflects the vanity of the artist and not reality?"
"True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist."Lou Reed on Albert Einstein
"If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced."Lou Reed on Vincent Van Gogh
"The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person."Lou Reed on Abraham Lincoln
"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance."Lou Reed on Aristotle
"A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament."Lou Reed on Oscar Wilde
"I think life is far too short to concentrate on your past. I rather look into the future."
"The most important part of my religion is to play guitar."