The true art of memory is the art of attention.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
The earth has music for those who listen.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
Rock and roll music, if you like it, if you feel it, you can't help but move to it. That's what happens to me. I can't help it.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
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.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
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 actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.