Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Let silence be the art you practice.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
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.
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.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.