What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
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.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
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.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
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.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
Rock and roll music, if you like it, if you feel it, you can't help but move to it. That's what happens to me. I can't help it.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
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.
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.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.