And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
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.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
To play without passion is inexcusable!
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
Let silence be the art you practice.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
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.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.