Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
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 the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
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.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
Let silence be the art you practice.
An artist's duty is rather to stay open-minded and in a state where he can receive information and inspiration. You always have to be ready for that little artistic Epiphany.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
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?
Play it fuckin' loud!
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.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.