And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
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.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
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.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.