Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
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 melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.