Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
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.
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?
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
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.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
Let silence be the art you practice.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.