The true art of memory is the art of attention.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
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.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
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.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
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.
Let silence be the art you practice.
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.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
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.