One thing that really appeals to me is this idea of music being a living thing that has an evolution that, in a way, enables the artist to sell a process rather than a piece of product.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
The earth has music for those who listen.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
To play without passion is inexcusable!
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
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.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
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 be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
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.