The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
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.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
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
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
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.
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
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.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.