Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
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.
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.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
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.
Let silence be the art you practice.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his 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.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
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 absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
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.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.