Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
I love rock-n-roll. I think it's an exciting art form. It's revolutionary. Still revolutionary and it changed people. It changed their hearts. But yeah, even rock-n-roll has a lot of rubbish, really bad music.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
To play without passion is inexcusable!
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
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.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.