Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
I think another thing is that we don't really want exclusivity. We accept that it is in the artist's interest to be on sale in every place where they sell music.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
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?
Let silence be the art you practice.
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
To play without passion is inexcusable!
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time