Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
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.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.