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.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
The earth has music for those who listen.
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.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.