Art is never finished, only abandoned.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
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.
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
To play without passion is inexcusable!
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
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.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
I'm very happy to hear that my work inspires writers and painters. It's the most beautiful compliment, the greatest reward. Art should always be an exchange.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.