Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
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.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
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.
Let silence be the art you practice.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
The earth has music for those who listen.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.