What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
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 should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
Let silence be the art you practice.
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.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.