Paul Simon Quotes on art

My whole artistic life has always been about change, change, change, move on, move on. It's the only thing I find interesting... view

By: Paul Simon

I suppose an artist takes the elements of his life and rearranges them and then has them perceived by others as though they were the elements of their lives... view

By: Paul Simon

I try to open up my heart as much as I can and keep a real keen eye out that I don't get sentimental. I think we're all afraid to reveal our hearts. It's not at all in fashion... view

By: Paul Simon

I would be willing to do almost anything to make Art happy. I care about our friendship. The only thing I won't do is change the essence of my work... view

By: Paul Simon

I think Bridge Over Troubled Water was a very good song. Artie sang it beautifully. The Boxer was a really nice record. But I don't think I've written any great songs... view

By: Paul Simon

I don't like fashion. It's very heartless... view

By: Paul Simon

Without Arthur's voice, I never would have enjoyed that success... view

By: Paul Simon

When we came into the studio I became more and more me, making the tracks and choosing the musicians, partly because a great deal of the time during Bridge, Artie wasn't there... view

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When I was 15, I made a solo record. It made Artie very unhappy. He looked upon it as something of a betrayal... view

By: Paul Simon

Facts can be turned into art if one is artful enough... view

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The thought that life could be better is woven indelibly into our hearts and our brains... view

By: Paul Simon

Artie travels all the time. The rehearsals were just miserable. Artie and I fought all the time. He didn't want to do the show with my band.. view

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Artie is a singer, and I'm a writer and player and a singer. We didn't work together on a creative level and prepare the songs. I did that... view

By: Paul Simon

Being an artist doesn't mean that you're a good artist. That was the bargain I first made with myself: I'd say, I'm an artist, but I'm not really very good... view

By: Paul Simon