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.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
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 can change the world because it can change people.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
Each song is a child I nourish and give my love to. But even if you have never written a song, your life is a song. How can it not be?
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
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.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.