The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
Let silence be the art you practice.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
Each song is a child I nourish and give my love to. But even if you have never written a song, your life is a song. How can it not be?
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
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.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
The earth has music for those who listen.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.