You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
I'm very happy to hear that my work inspires writers and painters. It's the most beautiful compliment, the greatest reward. Art should always be an exchange.
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.