They told me that they are starting a classic label, and wanted me to be the first artist. So I signed, and am producing myself, and writing my own music, but I'm their first artist on their classic label. And I have creative control.
Few people know that I am also an artist; I truly enjoy sketching and drawing.
Guilt is cancer. Guilt will confine you, torture you, destroy you as an artist. It's a black wall. It's a thief.
No great art has ever been made without the artist having known danger.
I'm ridiculously fortunate to get a chance to experience the sitcom world. The schedule is extremely easy, and you get fed as an artist because you're not only working on a project, but you get to work with cameras, and you get the audience there.
Roman Polanski is one of my favorite filmmakers, and John Phillips one of my favorite songwriters. I had the honor to meet each of these men and was almost giddy to be blessed with the chance to tell each artist what his work meant has to me.
I'm an artist through and through.
The progress of an artist is a continual self-sacrifice, a continual extinction of personality.
Everything that Eddie has said about me is the total opposite of what really happened. Eddie says I wanted to be a solo artist. No, Eddie wanted to be a solo artist.
An artist is not paid for his labor but for his vision.
Artist — quotes and aphorisms
Every production of an artist should be the expression of an adventure of his soul.
There is only one position for an artist anywhere; and that is upright.
To find a form that accommodates the mess, that is the task of the artist now.
Were I called on to define, very briefly, the term Art, I should call it 'the reproduction of what the Senses perceive in Nature through the veil of the soul'. The mere imitation, however accurate, of what is in Nature, entitles no man to the sacred name of 'Artist'.
The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider's web.
Be your own artist, and always be confident in what you're doing. If you're not going to be confident, you might as well not be doing it.
Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.
All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.
The ability to make somebody feel something: that's art. However you look at it, whether you're an author, a painter, a singer, a rapper, a spoken-word artist — art.
My goal in my career is to inspire people, is to get my music out there and have people enjoy it, and have people think of me as an inspirational artist.