Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
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.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
To play without passion is inexcusable!
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
Rock and roll music, if you like it, if you feel it, you can't help but move to it. That's what happens to me. I can't help it.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
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.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
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.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
Let silence be the art you practice.