Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
Let silence be the art you practice.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
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.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.