When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
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?
Let silence be the art you practice.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
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.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.