I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
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 was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
To play without passion is inexcusable!
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
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
The earth has music for those who listen.
Play it fuckin' loud!
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.