When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
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.
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.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
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.
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 is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
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.
Let silence be the art you practice.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside