Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
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.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
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.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
Play it fuckin' loud!
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.