I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
Play it fuckin' loud!
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
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.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside