Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
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 in the soul can be heard by the universe.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
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 music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
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.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
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.
If you do not breathe through writing, if you do not cry out in writing, or sing in writing, then don't write, because our culture has no use for it.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.