An artist's duty is rather to stay open-minded and in a state where he can receive information and inspiration. You always have to be ready for that little artistic Epiphany.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
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.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
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.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
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 one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
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.