Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
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.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
The earth has music for those who listen.
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.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
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.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.