Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
Play it fuckin' loud!
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
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.
I love rock-n-roll. I think it's an exciting art form. It's revolutionary. Still revolutionary and it changed people. It changed their hearts. But yeah, even rock-n-roll has a lot of rubbish, really bad music.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
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.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
Let silence be the art you practice.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
Music can change the world because it can change people.