Even in literature and art, no man who bothers about originality will ever be original: whereas if you simply try to tell the truth (without caring twopence how often it has been told before) you will, nine times out of ten, become original without ever having noticed it.
Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without.
He who works with his hands is a laborer. He who works with his hands and his head is a craftsman.He who works with his hands and his head and his heart is an artist.
Without magic, there is no art. Without art, there is no idealism. Without idealism, there is no integrity. Without integrity, there is nothing but production.
I am no longer afraid of becoming lost, because the journey back always reveals something new, and that is ultimately good for the artist.
Art and love are the same thing: It-s the process of seeing yourself in things that are not you.
Here-s to freedom, cheers to art. Here-s to having an excellent adventure and may the stopping never start.
the way to create art is to burn and destroy, ordinary concepts and to substitute them, with new truths that run down from the top of the head, and out of the heart
The most important thing about art is to work. Nothing else matters except sitting down every day and trying.
A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened.