Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
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?
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
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 music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
I love rock-n-roll. I think it's an exciting art form. It's revolutionary. Still revolutionary and it changed people. It changed their hearts. But yeah, even rock-n-roll has a lot of rubbish, really bad music.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
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.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time