I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
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.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
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.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
The earth has music for those who listen.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
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.