Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
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.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
Music can change the world because it can change people.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
One thing that really appeals to me is this idea of music being a living thing that has an evolution that, in a way, enables the artist to sell a process rather than a piece of product.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.