Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
Play it fuckin' loud!
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
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 in the soul can be heard by the universe.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
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.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
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.
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.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.