When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
The earth has music for those who listen.
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.
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.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
Music can change the world because it can change people.