Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
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.
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.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
One thing that really appeals to me is this idea of music being a living thing that has an evolution that, in a way, enables the artist to sell a process rather than a piece of product.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
To play without passion is inexcusable!
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
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.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.