Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
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.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
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.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.