Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
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.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
The earth has music for those who listen.
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
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.
An artist's duty is rather to stay open-minded and in a state where he can receive information and inspiration. You always have to be ready for that little artistic Epiphany.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.