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.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
Let silence be the art you practice.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
Rock and roll music, if you like it, if you feel it, you can't help but move to it. That's what happens to me. I can't help it.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
I'm very happy to hear that my work inspires writers and painters. It's the most beautiful compliment, the greatest reward. Art should always be an exchange.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
Each song is a child I nourish and give my love to. But even if you have never written a song, your life is a song. How can it not be?
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.