The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
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 the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
Play it fuckin' loud!
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
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.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
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.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
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.