Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
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.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
Play it fuckin' loud!
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.