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.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
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.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
Let silence be the art you practice.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
The earth has music for those who listen.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.