Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
I love rock-n-roll. I think it's an exciting art form. It's revolutionary. Still revolutionary and it changed people. It changed their hearts. But yeah, even rock-n-roll has a lot of rubbish, really bad music.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
Play it fuckin' loud!
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
To play without passion is inexcusable!