Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
I think another thing is that we don't really want exclusivity. We accept that it is in the artist's interest to be on sale in every place where they sell music.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
An artist's duty is rather to stay open-minded and in a state where he can receive information and inspiration. You always have to be ready for that little artistic Epiphany.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
Each song is a child I nourish and give my love to. But even if you have never written a song, your life is a song. How can it not be?
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.