Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
I love rock-n-roll. I think it's an exciting art form. It's revolutionary. Still revolutionary and it changed people. It changed their hearts. But yeah, even rock-n-roll has a lot of rubbish, really bad music.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
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?
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
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.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
The earth has music for those who listen.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.