Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
I'm very happy to hear that my work inspires writers and painters. It's the most beautiful compliment, the greatest reward. Art should always be an exchange.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
I love rock-n-roll. I think it's an exciting art form. It's revolutionary. Still revolutionary and it changed people. It changed their hearts. But yeah, even rock-n-roll has a lot of rubbish, really bad music.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
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?
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
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.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
Let silence be the art you practice.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time