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.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
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.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
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.
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
The earth has music for those who listen.
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.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
To play without passion is inexcusable!
Music can change the world because it can change people.
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.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.