We're not trying to change the world; just music.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
Let silence be the art you practice.
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.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
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 should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
The earth has music for those who listen.
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.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.