Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
To play without passion is inexcusable!
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
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 true art of memory is the art of attention.
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.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
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?
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
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.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.