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.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its 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.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
I think another thing is that we don't really want exclusivity. We accept that it is in the artist's interest to be on sale in every place where they sell music.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
Play it fuckin' loud!
Let silence be the art you practice.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.