Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
The earth has music for those who listen.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.