Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
Each song is a child I nourish and give my love to. But even if you have never written a song, your life is a song. How can it not be?
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.