Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
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.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
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.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
I think another thing is that we don't really want exclusivity. We accept that it is in the artist's interest to be on sale in every place where they sell music.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
Artistic talent is a gift from God and whoever discovers it in himself has a certain obligation: to know that he cannot waste this talent, but must develop it.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
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.