After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
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.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
The earth has music for those who listen.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
To play without passion is inexcusable!
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
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.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.