Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
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.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
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.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
Music can change the world because it can change people.
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?
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.