Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
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?
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
Let silence be the art you practice.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
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.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside