Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
I love rock-n-roll. I think it's an exciting art form. It's revolutionary. Still revolutionary and it changed people. It changed their hearts. But yeah, even rock-n-roll has a lot of rubbish, really bad music.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
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.