The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
I'm very happy to hear that my work inspires writers and painters. It's the most beautiful compliment, the greatest reward. Art should always be an exchange.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
Let silence be the art you practice.
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
I love rock-n-roll. I think it's an exciting art form. It's revolutionary. Still revolutionary and it changed people. It changed their hearts. But yeah, even rock-n-roll has a lot of rubbish, really bad music.
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 melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
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.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.