You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
Each song is a child I nourish and give my love to. But even if you have never written a song, your life is a song. How can it not be?
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
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.
Let silence be the art you practice.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside