Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
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.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
Play it fuckin' loud!
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
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.
One thing that really appeals to me is this idea of music being a living thing that has an evolution that, in a way, enables the artist to sell a process rather than a piece of product.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
To play without passion is inexcusable!
Music can change the world because it can change people.