Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
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.
Rock and roll music, if you like it, if you feel it, you can't help but move to it. That's what happens to me. I can't help it.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
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.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
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.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
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.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.