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.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
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.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
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.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
I'm very happy to hear that my work inspires writers and painters. It's the most beautiful compliment, the greatest reward. Art should always be an exchange.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.