I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
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.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
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 work of art is an uncommitted crime.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
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.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.