Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
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.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
Let silence be the art you practice.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
Each song is a child I nourish and give my love to. But even if you have never written a song, your life is a song. How can it not be?
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time