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.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
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.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
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.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.