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.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
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 should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
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.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
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.