I'm very happy to hear that my work inspires writers and painters. It's the most beautiful compliment, the greatest reward. Art should always be an exchange.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
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.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
To play without passion is inexcusable!
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
One thing that really appeals to me is this idea of music being a living thing that has an evolution that, in a way, enables the artist to sell a process rather than a piece of product.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
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 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.
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.