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The act of listening is in fact an act of composing.
The emotions – love, mirth, the heroic, wonder, tranquility, fear, anger, sorrow,
Good music can act as a guide to good living.
Artists talk a lot about freedom. So, recalling the expression “free as
A finished work is exactly that, requires resurrection.
Look at everything. Don’t close your eyes to the world around you.
People who aren’t artists often feel that artists are inspired. But if
I can’t understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I’m frightened of the old ones.
I have nothing to say, and I am saying it.
Ideas are one thing and what happens is another.
Until I die there will be sounds. And they will continue following
In the nature of the use of chance operations is the belief
No one can have an idea once he starts really listening.
Christians are my brothers, Hindus are my brothers, all of them are
The greatness of humanity is not in being human, but in being humane.
You do this, you do that You argue left, you argue right
The good rain, like a bad preacher, does not know when to leave off.
There are a lot of spikes that can happen when what you’re
Men who stand on any other foundation than the rock Christ Jesus
It really hasn’t been demonstrated at any level by any major corporation
In sorting out my feelings and beliefs, there is, however, one piece