You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
The earth has music for those who listen.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
I love rock-n-roll. I think it's an exciting art form. It's revolutionary. Still revolutionary and it changed people. It changed their hearts. But yeah, even rock-n-roll has a lot of rubbish, really bad music.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
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.