You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
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.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
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.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
To play without passion is inexcusable!
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
I'm very happy to hear that my work inspires writers and painters. It's the most beautiful compliment, the greatest reward. Art should always be an exchange.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
Let silence be the art you practice.
I think another thing is that we don't really want exclusivity. We accept that it is in the artist's interest to be on sale in every place where they sell music.
People ask me how I make music. I tell them I just step into it. It's like stepping into a river and joining the flow. Every moment in the river has its song.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
The earth has music for those who listen.