I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
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.
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 should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
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
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
Each song is a child I nourish and give my love to. But even if you have never written a song, your life is a song. How can it not be?
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
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.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.