Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
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.
If you do not breathe through writing, if you do not cry out in writing, or sing in writing, then don't write, because our culture has no use for it.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
Artistic talent is a gift from God and whoever discovers it in himself has a certain obligation: to know that he cannot waste this talent, but must develop it.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
Rock and roll music, if you like it, if you feel it, you can't help but move to it. That's what happens to me. I can't help it.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
Let silence be the art you practice.