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.
To play without passion is inexcusable!
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
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.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
The earth has music for those who listen.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.