A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
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.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.