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?
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
Artistic talent is a gift from God and whoever discovers it in himself has a certain obligation: to know that he cannot waste this talent, but must develop it.
I have a genuine love affair with my audience. When I`m on stage they`re not privileged to see me. It`s a privilege for me to see them.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
The earth has music for those who listen.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
One thing that really appeals to me is this idea of music being a living thing that has an evolution that, in a way, enables the artist to sell a process rather than a piece of product.