We're not trying to change the world; just music.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
Play it fuckin' loud!
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
To play without passion is inexcusable!
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
Artistic talent is a gift from God and whoever discovers it in himself has a certain obligation: to know that he cannot waste this talent, but must develop it.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.