One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
I think another thing is that we don't really want exclusivity. We accept that it is in the artist's interest to be on sale in every place where they sell music.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
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.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
Let silence be the art you practice.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.