The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
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.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
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.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
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.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...