The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its 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?
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
Let silence be the art you practice.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
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.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.