And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
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.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
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.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
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.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
One thing that really appeals to me is this idea of music being a living thing that has an evolution that, in a way, enables the artist to sell a process rather than a piece of product.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.