I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
Play it fuckin' loud!
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
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.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
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?
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long 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.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
Artistic talent is a gift from God and whoever discovers it in himself has a certain obligation: to know that he cannot waste this talent, but must develop it.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.