Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
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.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
Let silence be the art you practice.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
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?
I have a genuine love affair with my audience. When I`m on stage they`re not privileged to see me. It`s a privilege for me to see them.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.