Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
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.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
I'm very happy to hear that my work inspires writers and painters. It's the most beautiful compliment, the greatest reward. Art should always be an exchange.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
One thing that really appeals to me is this idea of music being a living thing that has an evolution that, in a way, enables the artist to sell a process rather than a piece of product.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
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.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
Each song is a child I nourish and give my love to. But even if you have never written a song, your life is a song. How can it not be?
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
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.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.