Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
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.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
To play without passion is inexcusable!
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
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.