Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Let silence be the art you practice.
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.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
If you do not breathe through writing, if you do not cry out in writing, or sing in writing, then don't write, because our culture has no use for it.
I'm very happy to hear that my work inspires writers and painters. It's the most beautiful compliment, the greatest reward. Art should always be an exchange.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
The earth has music for those who listen.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
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.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.