One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
To play without passion is inexcusable!
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.