Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
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.
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.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
To play without passion is inexcusable!
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
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.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time