It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
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.
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 earth has music for those who listen.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
To play without passion is inexcusable!
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.