When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
People ask me how I make music. I tell them I just step into it. It's like stepping into a river and joining the flow. Every moment in the river has its song.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
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.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
The earth has music for those who listen.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.