I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
People ask me how I make music. I tell them I just step into it. It's like stepping into a river and joining the flow. Every moment in the river has its song.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
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.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
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.