Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
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?
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
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.
To play without passion is inexcusable!
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
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.