Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
I love rock-n-roll. I think it's an exciting art form. It's revolutionary. Still revolutionary and it changed people. It changed their hearts. But yeah, even rock-n-roll has a lot of rubbish, really bad music.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
I'm very happy to hear that my work inspires writers and painters. It's the most beautiful compliment, the greatest reward. Art should always be an exchange.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
The earth has music for those who listen.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time