Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
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.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
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.
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.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
An artist's duty is rather to stay open-minded and in a state where he can receive information and inspiration. You always have to be ready for that little artistic Epiphany.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.