Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
Play it fuckin' loud!
Music can change the world because it can change people.
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?
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
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.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
I love rock-n-roll. I think it's an exciting art form. It's revolutionary. Still revolutionary and it changed people. It changed their hearts. But yeah, even rock-n-roll has a lot of rubbish, really bad music.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.