Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
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.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
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.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
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! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
Let silence be the art you practice.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.