Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
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.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
If you do not breathe through writing, if you do not cry out in writing, or sing in writing, then don't write, because our culture has no use for it.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
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.