Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
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.
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.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
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.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
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.
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 melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
Let silence be the art you practice.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.