Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
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.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
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.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
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.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.