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.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
Artistic talent is a gift from God and whoever discovers it in himself has a certain obligation: to know that he cannot waste this talent, but must develop it.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
I love rock-n-roll. I think it's an exciting art form. It's revolutionary. Still revolutionary and it changed people. It changed their hearts. But yeah, even rock-n-roll has a lot of rubbish, really bad music.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
Rock and roll music, if you like it, if you feel it, you can't help but move to it. That's what happens to me. I can't help it.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.