Music can change the world because it can change people.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
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 true art of memory is the art of attention.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
Let silence be the art you practice.
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.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
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.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.