I always enjoyed doing transgender songs.
I had a really happy childhood - my siblings were great, my mother was very fanciful, and I loved to read. But there was always financial strife.
I have a daughter who's 11 years old. Maybe she'll grow up independent and really really heavy and become a movie star and she'll play me in my life story.
I like gettin' old.
I think I'm constantly in a state of adjustment.
If I have any regrets, I could say that I'm sorry I wasn't a better writer or a better singer.
In art and dream may you proceed with abandon. In life may you proceed with balance and stealth.
In fact, I thought my calling was to be a painter.
In the period where I had to live the life of a citizen - a life where, like everybody else, I did tons of laundry and cleaned toilet bowls, changed hundreds of diapers and nursed children - I learned a lot.
Jesus died for somebody's sins but not mine.
Maybe I'll be 48 and die in the gutter in Paris.
Mohammed personally mapped out seven heavens. If he got to seven, you know there's more.
My sunglasses are like my guitar.
Never let go of that fiery sadness called desire.
No, my work does not reflect my sexual preferences, it reflects the fact that I feel total freedom as an artist.