The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
To play without passion is inexcusable!
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
One thing that really appeals to me is this idea of music being a living thing that has an evolution that, in a way, enables the artist to sell a process rather than a piece of product.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
Let silence be the art you practice.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
People ask me how I make music. I tell them I just step into it. It's like stepping into a river and joining the flow. Every moment in the river has its song.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
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.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.