Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
I'm very happy to hear that my work inspires writers and painters. It's the most beautiful compliment, the greatest reward. Art should always be an exchange.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
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.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.