I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
I'm very happy to hear that my work inspires writers and painters. It's the most beautiful compliment, the greatest reward. Art should always be an exchange.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
Play it fuckin' loud!
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
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.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
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.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
Let silence be the art you practice.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
The earth has music for those who listen.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.