I love rock-n-roll. I think it's an exciting art form. It's revolutionary. Still revolutionary and it changed people. It changed their hearts. But yeah, even rock-n-roll has a lot of rubbish, really bad music.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
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 earth has music for those who listen.
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.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
To play without passion is inexcusable!
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.