Art is never finished, only abandoned.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
To play without passion is inexcusable!
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
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.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
Let silence be the art you practice.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
Each song is a child I nourish and give my love to. But even if you have never written a song, your life is a song. How can it not be?
People ask me how I make music. I tell them I just step into it. It's like stepping into a river and joining the flow. Every moment in the river has its song.