Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
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.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
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.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
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.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
An artist's duty is rather to stay open-minded and in a state where he can receive information and inspiration. You always have to be ready for that little artistic Epiphany.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
To play without passion is inexcusable!
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
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 true art of memory is the art of attention.