Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
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.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
The earth has music for those who listen.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
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.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
To play without passion is inexcusable!
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.