Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
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.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
I think another thing is that we don't really want exclusivity. We accept that it is in the artist's interest to be on sale in every place where they sell music.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all 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.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.