Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
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
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
The earth has music for those who listen.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.