The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
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.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
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.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
The earth has music for those who listen.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
Rock and roll music, if you like it, if you feel it, you can't help but move to it. That's what happens to me. I can't help it.
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.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.