Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
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.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
Let silence be the art you practice.
Play it fuckin' loud!
People ask me how I make music. I tell them I just step into it. It's like stepping into a river and joining the flow. Every moment in the river has its song.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
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 is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
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.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
To play without passion is inexcusable!
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.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.