The earth has music for those who listen.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I 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.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
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?
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
If you do not breathe through writing, if you do not cry out in writing, or sing in writing, then don't write, because our culture has no use for it.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.