Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
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?
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.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
Let silence be the art you practice.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
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.
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.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
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.