Extreme complication is contrary to art.
Art is a marriage of the conscious and the unconscious.
The moment you think you understand a great work of art, it's dead for you.
Bullfighting is the only art in which the artist is in danger of death and in which the degree of brilliance in the performance is left to the fighter's honor.
I regard it as a waste of time to think only of selling: one forgets one's art and exaggerates one's value.
Art requires philosophy, just as philosophy requires art. Otherwise, what would become of beauty?
Poetry is what gets lost in translation.
The essence of all art is to have pleasure in giving pleasure.
The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic, and self-complacent is erroneous; on the contrary, it makes them, for the most part, humble, tolerant, and kind. Failure makes people cruel and bitter.
The object of art is to give life a shape.
Find yourself and express yourself in your own particular way. Express your love openly. Life is nothing but a dream, and if you create your life with love, your dream becomes a masterpiece of art.
People are surprised at how down-to-earth I am. I like to stay home on Friday nights and listen to 'The Art of Happiness' by the Dalai Lama.
All art is a revolt against man's fate.
The real art of conducting consists in transitions.
Let's put it this way: art house theaters are vanishing. They have almost disappeared completely, and that means there's a shift in what audiences want to see. And they have to be aware of that and be realistic. It's as simple as that.
Politics is the art of the possible.
To know how to grow old is the master work of wisdom, and one of the most difficult chapters in the great art of living.
One must do the same subject over again ten times, a hundred times. In art nothing must resemble an accident, not even movement.
The terrifying and edible beauty of Art Nouveau architecture.
Like music and art, love of nature is a common language that can transcend political or social boundaries.
The art of government is to make two-thirds of a nation pay all it possibly can pay for the benefit of the other third.
Art is a lie that makes us realize truth.
Vision is the art of seeing the invisible.
The only reason my work seems to be eclectic up to a certain period is because I was a failure as an actor.
I have a small house so I borrow everything except art, that's what I love.