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.
To play without passion is inexcusable!
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
Let silence be the art you practice.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
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?
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 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.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...