Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
Let silence be the art you practice.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.