Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
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.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
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.
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
The earth has music for those who listen.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
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 art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.