We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
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?
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
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.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
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.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
To play without passion is inexcusable!
Art is never finished, only abandoned.