Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
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.
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?
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
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...
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
Let silence be the art you practice.
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
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.
If you do not breathe through writing, if you do not cry out in writing, or sing in writing, then don't write, because our culture has no use for it.
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.
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.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.