Art is never finished, only abandoned.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
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.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
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?
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
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.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
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.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.