Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
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?
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.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of 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.
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.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...