The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
Let silence be the art you practice.
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
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.
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.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.