We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
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 in the soul can be heard by the universe.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.