Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
To play without passion is inexcusable!
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
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.
People ask me how I make music. I tell them I just step into it. It's like stepping into a river and joining the flow. Every moment in the river has its song.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
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.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
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.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.