All art is at once surface and symbol. Those who go beneath the surface do so at their peril.
Dancing is a perpendicular expression of a horizontal desire.
There is no abstract art. You must always start with something. Afterward you can remove all traces of reality.
People have asked me why I chose to be a dancer. I did not choose. I was chosen to be a dancer, and with that, you live all your life.
All forms of madness, bizarre habits, awkwardness in society, general clumsiness, are justified in the person who creates good art.
Nature is a haunted house--but Art--is a house that tries to be haunted.
Music is an outburst of the soul.
Self consciousness is the enemy of all art, be it acting, writing, painting, or living itself, which is the greatest art of all.
Art is a selective re-creation of reality according to an artists metaphysical value judgments.
Writing fiction is the act of weaving a series of lies to arrive at a greater truth.