Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
Play it fuckin' loud!
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
I'm very happy to hear that my work inspires writers and painters. It's the most beautiful compliment, the greatest reward. Art should always be an exchange.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
I have a genuine love affair with my audience. When I`m on stage they`re not privileged to see me. It`s a privilege for me to see them.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.