I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
The earth has music for those who listen.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
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.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
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.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.