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.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
The earth has music for those who listen.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
To play without passion is inexcusable!
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.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
Artistic talent is a gift from God and whoever discovers it in himself has a certain obligation: to know that he cannot waste this talent, but must develop it.
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.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.