Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
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.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
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.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
Rock and roll music, if you like it, if you feel it, you can't help but move to it. That's what happens to me. I can't help it.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
Let silence be the art you practice.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.