Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
The earth has music for those who listen.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
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.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
One thing that really appeals to me is this idea of music being a living thing that has an evolution that, in a way, enables the artist to sell a process rather than a piece of product.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.