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.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
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.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
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.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
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.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.