Let silence be the art you practice.
One thing that really appeals to me is this idea of music being a living thing that has an evolution that, in a way, enables the artist to sell a process rather than a piece of product.
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.
Play it fuckin' loud!
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
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.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
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.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.