Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
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.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
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.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
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.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.