Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
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.
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?
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
One thing that really appeals to me is this idea of music being a living thing that has an evolution that, in a way, enables the artist to sell a process rather than a piece of product.
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.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
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.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.