Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
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 don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
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.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
Play it fuckin' loud!
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
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?