I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
Rock and roll music, if you like it, if you feel it, you can't help but move to it. That's what happens to me. I can't help it.
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.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
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.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.