If you do not breathe through writing, if you do not cry out in writing, or sing in writing, then don't write, because our culture has no use for it.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
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?
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
An artist's duty is rather to stay open-minded and in a state where he can receive information and inspiration. You always have to be ready for that little artistic Epiphany.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
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.
Let silence be the art you practice.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.