Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
The earth has music for those who listen.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
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.
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.