Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
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.
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.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
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
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.