The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
To play without passion is inexcusable!
The earth has music for those who listen.
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
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.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
Let silence be the art you practice.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
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.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
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.