Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
I have a genuine love affair with my audience. When I`m on stage they`re not privileged to see me. It`s a privilege for me to see them.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
Let silence be the art you practice.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
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.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?