The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
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 in the soul can be heard by the universe.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
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.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
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 accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.