Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
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?
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
To play without passion is inexcusable!
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
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.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
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.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
People ask me how I make music. I tell them I just step into it. It's like stepping into a river and joining the flow. Every moment in the river has its song.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
I have a genuine love affair with my audience. When I`m on stage they`re not privileged to see me. It`s a privilege for me to see them.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.