The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
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.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
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.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
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.
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.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.