Play it fuckin' loud!
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Rock and roll music, if you like it, if you feel it, you can't help but move to it. That's what happens to me. I can't help it.
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.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
If you do not breathe through writing, if you do not cry out in writing, or sing in writing, then don't write, because our culture has no use for it.
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.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
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?
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.