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.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
Play it fuckin' loud!
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
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.