The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
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.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
An artist's duty is rather to stay open-minded and in a state where he can receive information and inspiration. You always have to be ready for that little artistic Epiphany.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
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.
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.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
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.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.