Music can change the world because it can change people.
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.
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.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
An artist's duty is rather to stay open-minded and in a state where he can receive information and inspiration. You always have to be ready for that little artistic Epiphany.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
Let silence be the art you practice.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.