Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
One thing that really appeals to me is this idea of music being a living thing that has an evolution that, in a way, enables the artist to sell a process rather than a piece of product.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
The earth has music for those who listen.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
Let silence be the art you practice.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.