Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
I'm very happy to hear that my work inspires writers and painters. It's the most beautiful compliment, the greatest reward. Art should always be an exchange.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
Artistic talent is a gift from God and whoever discovers it in himself has a certain obligation: to know that he cannot waste this talent, but must develop it.
Each song is a child I nourish and give my love to. But even if you have never written a song, your life is a song. How can it not be?
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
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.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
The earth has music for those who listen.