The earth has music for those who listen.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
Rock and roll music, if you like it, if you feel it, you can't help but move to it. That's what happens to me. I can't help it.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
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 aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
To play without passion is inexcusable!
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.
Let silence be the art you practice.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.