Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
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.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
To play without passion is inexcusable!
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
Let silence be the art you practice.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time