One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
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.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
Let silence be the art you practice.
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.