Let silence be the art you practice.
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.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
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 art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
Each song is a child I nourish and give my love to. But even if you have never written a song, your life is a song. How can it not be?
The earth has music for those who listen.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
I think another thing is that we don't really want exclusivity. We accept that it is in the artist's interest to be on sale in every place where they sell music.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
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.