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.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
Artistic talent is a gift from God and whoever discovers it in himself has a certain obligation: to know that he cannot waste this talent, but must develop it.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
To play without passion is inexcusable!
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
An artist's duty is rather to stay open-minded and in a state where he can receive information and inspiration. You always have to be ready for that little artistic Epiphany.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
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.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
Let silence be the art you practice.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.