The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
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.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
The earth has music for those who listen.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.