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
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
Let silence be the art you practice.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
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.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
If you do not breathe through writing, if you do not cry out in writing, or sing in writing, then don't write, because our culture has no use for it.
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.
The earth has music for those who listen.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
One thing that really appeals to me is this idea of music being a living thing that has an evolution that, in a way, enables the artist to sell a process rather than a piece of product.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.