Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
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.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
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.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.