Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
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 is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
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.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
Play it fuckin' loud!
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.