The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
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.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
Music can change the world because it can change people.
One thing that really appeals to me is this idea of music being a living thing that has an evolution that, in a way, enables the artist to sell a process rather than a piece of product.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.