When you're comfortable with someone you love, the silence is the best. And, that's how me and J. Are. When we're in a room together, we don't have to say anything. It's for real.
Our lives are to be used and thus to be lived as fully as possible, and truly it seems that we are never so alive as when we concern ourselves with other people.
I may not lead the most dramatic life, but in my brain it's War and Peace everyday.
I'm just a musical prostitute, my dear.
The wise musicians are those who play what they can master
There are more bad musicians than there is bad music.
Musicians duet better
The musician who always plays on the same string is laughed at
Feed the musician, and he's out of tune
Think it a vile habit to alter works of good composers, to omit parts of them, or to insert new-fashioned ornaments. This is the greatest insult you can offer to Art.
Some people read books on musicians, while I read music books. Not books on music, but literally books full of sheet music. Fascinating reading.
He had a theory that musicians are incredibly complex, and know far less than other artists what they want and what they are; that they puzzle themselves as well as their friends; that their psychology is a modern development, and has not yet been understood.
.. God was like the best musician in the world, because he put together all the sounds of nature and gave people like Jimi Hendrix his fingers and John Lennon his brain.
Everything is music for the born musician.
Musicians have always had a better understanding of love than the rest of us. Over the years they have told us that love: is like a rock, is here to stay, is all you need, will find a way, will keep us together, will tear us apart, sucks.