After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
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.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
Let silence be the art you practice.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
The earth has music for those who listen.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
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?