I think another thing is that we don't really want exclusivity. We accept that it is in the artist's interest to be on sale in every place where they sell music.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
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.
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 should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
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.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
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 music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
Let silence be the art you practice.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
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.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.