Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
The earth has music for those who listen.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
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.
Let silence be the art you practice.