Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
Play it fuckin' loud!
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.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
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.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.