Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
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.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
The earth has music for those who listen.
I love rock-n-roll. I think it's an exciting art form. It's revolutionary. Still revolutionary and it changed people. It changed their hearts. But yeah, even rock-n-roll has a lot of rubbish, really bad music.
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
To play without passion is inexcusable!
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
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 melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.