Art is never finished, only abandoned.
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.
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.
Let silence be the art you practice.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
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.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
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.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.