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.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
The earth has music for those who listen.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.