Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
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.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
Let silence be the art you practice.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
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.
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.