Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
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.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
Let silence be the art you practice.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
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.