Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
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.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
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.
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 accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.