Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
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.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
Let silence be the art you practice.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
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.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.