I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
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.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
To play without passion is inexcusable!
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
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?
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.