Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
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.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
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.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
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.
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.