One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
To play without passion is inexcusable!
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
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 permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
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.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
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.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.