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.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
I think another thing is that we don't really want exclusivity. We accept that it is in the artist's interest to be on sale in every place where they sell music.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
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.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.