Let silence be the art you practice.
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
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.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.