What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
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.
To play without passion is inexcusable!
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
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.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
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 true art of memory is the art of attention.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
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.