Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
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?
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
Let silence be the art you practice.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
The earth has music for those who listen.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.