The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
I think another thing is that we don't really want exclusivity. We accept that it is in the artist's interest to be on sale in every place where they sell music.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
People ask me how I make music. I tell them I just step into it. It's like stepping into a river and joining the flow. Every moment in the river has its song.
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 should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.