Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
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.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time