Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
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.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
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.
The earth has music for those who listen.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
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?
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.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
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.