Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
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.
Play it fuckin' loud!
The earth has music for those who listen.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
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.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his 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.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
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.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.