Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
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 doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
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.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
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 man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
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.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?