Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
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 absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.