Let silence be the art you practice.
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.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
I think another thing is that we don't really want exclusivity. We accept that it is in the artist's interest to be on sale in every place where they sell music.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
Each song is a child I nourish and give my love to. But even if you have never written a song, your life is a song. How can it not be?
The earth has music for those who listen.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.