To play without passion is inexcusable!
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
I love rock-n-roll. I think it's an exciting art form. It's revolutionary. Still revolutionary and it changed people. It changed their hearts. But yeah, even rock-n-roll has a lot of rubbish, really bad music.
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.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
Let silence be the art you practice.