Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
The earth has music for those who listen.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
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.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.