And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
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.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
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.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
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 true art of memory is the art of attention.