Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
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.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
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.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
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.