Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
The music of the Gypsies belongs in the sphere of improvisation rather than in any other, without which it would have no power to exist.
Music is the arithmetic of sounds as optics is the geometry of light.
In its beginnings, music was merely chamber music, meant to be listened to in a small space by a small audience.
I never had many problems to do my music and to give it to a record company. Rarely do they try to argue with me about my music, probably because it's still too far-out.
The ear disapproves but tolerates certain musical pieces; transfer them into the domain of our nose, and we will be forced to flee.
Henceforth space by itself, and time by itself, are doomed to fade away into mere shadows, and only a kind of union of the two will preserve an independent reality.
And there's a feeling you get from making music that is unlike anything else in the world.
There is nothing stable in the world; uproar's your only music.
We rarely hear the inward music, but we're all dancing to it nevertheless.
Writing is the geometry of the soul.
Music used to change people's minds - and it still changes mine.
The century of aeroplanes deserves its own music. As there are no precedents, I must create anew.
Music is the wine which inspires one to new generative processes, and I am Bacchus who presses out this glorious wine for mankind and makes them spiritually drunken.
Maybe it's the music that enables them to function like that, to always take everything as it comes and never complain about the misery, hardship or injustice.
Music is an extraordinary vehicle for expressing emotion - very powerful emotions. That's what draws millions of people towards it. And, um, I found myself always going for these darker places and - people identify with that.
Everything one invents is true, you may be perfectly sure of that. Poetry is as precise as geometry.
I think you always have to find where the boundary is in relation to the context in order to be able to kind of articulate how you want the space to interact with the viewer.
Music is given to us with the sole purpose of establishing an order in things, including, and particularly, the coordination between man and time.
I also love Dido and Nelly Furtado and people who are really into their music like that. And I love Renee Zellweger.
Always, however brutal an age may actually have been, its style transmits its music only.
Music embodies feeling without forcing it to contend and combine with thought, as it is forced in most arts and especially in the art of words.
Music is an agreeable harmony for the honor of God and the permissible delights of the soul.
From the beginning I thought about working with the body in movement, the space between the body and clothes. I wanted the clothes to move when people moved. The clothes are also for people to dance or laugh.
I've always been passionate about geometry and the study of three-dimensional forms.