Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
Once you become predictable, no one’s interested anymore.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
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 think another thing is that we don’t want exclusivity.
We accept that it is in the artist’s interest to be on sale in every place where they sell music.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that’s printed about him unfortunately
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
If you do not breathe through writing, if you do not cry out in writing, or sing in writing, then don’t write, because our culture has no use for it.
Art aims to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
Painting not only imitates nature but also completes its scarcities.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
Singers come and go, but if you’re a good actor, you can last an eternity on film
Music soothes your core of your essence within your compassion