Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
An artist's duty is rather to stay open-minded and in a state where he can receive information and inspiration. You always have to be ready for that little artistic Epiphany.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
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.