Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
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.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
Let silence be the art you practice.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
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.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
I have a genuine love affair with my audience. When I`m on stage they`re not privileged to see me. It`s a privilege for me to see them.
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.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.