Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
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.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
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 actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.