After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
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.
Artistic talent is a gift from God and whoever discovers it in himself has a certain obligation: to know that he cannot waste this talent, but must develop it.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
The earth has music for those who listen.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.