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 is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
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.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
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?
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
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.
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.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.