Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
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.
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.
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
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.
Let silence be the art you practice.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
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?