Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
The earth has music for those who listen.
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.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
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.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
To play without passion is inexcusable!
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 should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
Play it fuckin' loud!
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.