Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
Let silence be the art you practice.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
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.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
I love rock-n-roll. I think it's an exciting art form. It's revolutionary. Still revolutionary and it changed people. It changed their hearts. But yeah, even rock-n-roll has a lot of rubbish, really bad music.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
To play without passion is inexcusable!
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
The earth has music for those who listen.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.