Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
The earth has music for those who listen.
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.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
I love rock-n-roll. I think it's an exciting art form. It's revolutionary. Still revolutionary and it changed people. It changed their hearts. But yeah, even rock-n-roll has a lot of rubbish, really bad music.
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.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
Play it fuckin' loud!
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
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.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
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.