Let silence be the art you practice.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
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.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
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.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
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.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do.