Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
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.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
People ask me how I make music. I tell them I just step into it. It's like stepping into a river and joining the flow. Every moment in the river has its song.
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.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
I'm very happy to hear that my work inspires writers and painters. It's the most beautiful compliment, the greatest reward. Art should always be an exchange.
Let silence be the art you practice.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.