We're not trying to change the world; just music.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
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.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.