Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
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.
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?
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long 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.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
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.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
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.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
Let silence be the art you practice.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.