Let silence be the art you practice.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
To play without passion is inexcusable!
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
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.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
Play it fuckin' loud!
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.