Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
I love rock-n-roll. I think it's an exciting art form. It's revolutionary. Still revolutionary and it changed people. It changed their hearts. But yeah, even rock-n-roll has a lot of rubbish, really bad music.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.