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.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
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.
To play without passion is inexcusable!
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.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
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.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
Let silence be the art you practice.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
An artist's duty is rather to stay open-minded and in a state where he can receive information and inspiration. You always have to be ready for that little artistic Epiphany.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.