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.
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
Let silence be the art you practice.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
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.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
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.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.