To play without passion is inexcusable!
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
I have a genuine love affair with my audience. When I`m on stage they`re not privileged to see me. It`s a privilege for me to see them.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
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.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
I think another thing is that we don't really want exclusivity. We accept that it is in the artist's interest to be on sale in every place where they sell music.