The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
People ask me how I make music. I tell them I just step into it. It's like stepping into a river and joining the flow. Every moment in the river has its song.
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.
Let silence be the art you practice.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
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.
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.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.