Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
To play without passion is inexcusable!
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.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
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.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
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.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
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.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.