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 is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
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.
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
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.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.