The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
Rock and roll music, if you like it, if you feel it, you can't help but move to it. That's what happens to me. I can't help it.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
To play without passion is inexcusable!
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
I have a genuine love affair with my audience. When I`m on stage they`re not privileged to see me. It`s a privilege for me to see them.
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.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.