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.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
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.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
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.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
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.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.