Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
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?
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
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.
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.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.