You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
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.
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.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
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.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
Play it fuckin' loud!
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside