Music can change the world because it can change people.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
The earth has music for those who listen.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.