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.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
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?
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
Let silence be the art you practice.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
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.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
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.