Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
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.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time