An artist's duty is rather to stay open-minded and in a state where he can receive information and inspiration. You always have to be ready for that little artistic Epiphany.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
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.
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.
The earth has music for those who listen.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
Play it fuckin' loud!
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.