Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
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.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
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.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
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.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.