I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
To play without passion is inexcusable!
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
Play it fuckin' loud!
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.