"I love Wagner, but the music I prefer is that of a cat hung up by its tail outside a window and trying to stick to the panes of glass with its claws."
"One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain."Charles Baudelaire on Bob Marley
"If music be the food of love, play on."Charles Baudelaire on William Shakespeare
"Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything."Charles Baudelaire on Plato
"Without music, life would be a mistake."Charles Baudelaire on Friedrich Nietzsche
"I was born with music inside me. Music was one of my parts. Like my ribs, my kidneys, my liver, my heart. Like my blood. It was a force already within me when I arrived on the scene. It was a necessity for me-like food or water."Charles Baudelaire on Ray Charles
"Evil is committed without effort, naturally, fatally goodness is always the product of some art."
"What is art? Prostitution."
"To say the word Romanticism is to say modern art - that is, intimacy, spirituality, color, aspiration towards the infinite, expressed by every means available to the arts."
"A frenzied passion for art is a canker that devours everything else."
"Evil is done without effort, naturally, it is the working of fate good is always the product of an art."