We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
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.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.