Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
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.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
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 not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
I love rock-n-roll. I think it's an exciting art form. It's revolutionary. Still revolutionary and it changed people. It changed their hearts. But yeah, even rock-n-roll has a lot of rubbish, really bad music.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
Each song is a child I nourish and give my love to. But even if you have never written a song, your life is a song. How can it not be?
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.