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Brahms Quotes By Johannes Brahms: One should never forget that by actually perfecting One should never forget that by actually perfecting one piece one gains and learns more than by starting or half-finishing a dozen. Johannes Brahms
Brahms Quotes By Johannes Brahms: What would become of all historical biography if What would become of all historical biography if it was written only with consideration for other peoples' feelings? Johannes Brahms
Brahms Quotes By Johannes Brahms: To follow in Beethoven's footsteps transcends one's strength. To follow in Beethoven's footsteps transcends one's strength. Johannes Brahms
Brahms Quotes By Ann Beattie: Nothing is so lovely as a quietly snoring Nothing is so lovely as a quietly snoring dog and some evening Brahms, as you sit in a comfortably overstuffed chair with your feet on the footstool. Ann Beattie
Brahms Quotes By Hans Von Bulow: The three greatest composers are Bach, Beethoven, and The three greatest composers are Bach, Beethoven, and Brahms. All the others are cretins. Hans Von Bulow
Brahms Quotes By Brian Greene: What makes a Beethoven symphony spectacular, what makes What makes a Beethoven symphony spectacular, what makes a Brahms rhapsody spectacular is that the patterns are wondrous. — Brian Greene
Brahms Quotes By Condoleezza Rice: I play a lot chamber music.As for something I play a lot chamber music.As for something that's hard for me to play, before I leave this Earth I'm hoping to play Brahms' Second Piano Concerto. — Condoleezza Rice
Brahms Quotes By Johannes Brahms: The idea comes to me from outside of The idea comes to me from outside of me - and is like a gift. I then take the idea and make it my own - that is where the skill lies. — Johannes Brahms
Brahms Quotes By Johannes Brahms: It is a real pleasure to see music It is a real pleasure to see music so bright and spontaneous expressed with corresponding ease and grace. — Johannes Brahms
Brahms Quotes By Johannes Brahms: Without craftsmanship, inspiration is a mere reed shaken Without craftsmanship, inspiration is a mere reed shaken in the wind. — Johannes Brahms
Brahms Quotes By Johannes Brahms: For the shallow delights of matrimony and opera For the shallow delights of matrimony and opera I have no courage. — Johannes Brahms
Brahms Quotes By Johannes Brahms: It is not hard to compose, but what It is not hard to compose, but what is fabulously hard is to leave the superfluous notes under the table. — Johannes Brahms
Brahms Quotes By Johannes Brahms: A symphony is no joke. A symphony is no joke. — Johannes Brahms
Brahms Quotes By Johannes Brahms: If there is anyone here whom I have If there is anyone here whom I have not insulted, I beg his pardon. — Johannes Brahms
Brahms Quotes By Franz Liszt: Brahms' Variations are better than mine, but mine Brahms' Variations are better than mine, but mine were written before his. — Franz Liszt
Brahms Quotes By Johannes Brahms: Never criticize the composition of a Royal Highness. Never criticize the composition of a Royal Highness. You never know who may have written it. — Johannes Brahms
Brahms Quotes By Nigel Kennedy: Even if you're playing Brahms or a Beethoven Even if you're playing Brahms or a Beethoven concerto, you've got to have a different vantage point, slightly, each time. — Nigel Kennedy
Brahms Quotes By Johannes Brahms: Ah, that tastes nice. Thank you. Ah, that tastes nice. Thank you. — Johannes Brahms
Brahms Quotes By Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: When Brahms is in extra good spirits, he When Brahms is in extra good spirits, he sings, "The grave is my joy". — Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Brahms Quotes By Esa-Pekka Salonen: After working with Ligeti I began to hear After working with Ligeti I began to hear Brahms and Beethoven differently. — Esa-Pekka Salonen
Brahms Quotes By Johannes Brahms: We cling nervously to the melody, but we We cling nervously to the melody, but we don't handle it freely, we don't really make anything new out of it, we merely overload it. — Johannes Brahms
Brahms Quotes By Bennett Cerf: The Detroit String Quartet played Brahms last night. The Detroit String Quartet played Brahms last night. Brahms lost. — Bennett Cerf
Brahms Quotes By George Bernard Shaw: The real Brahms is nothing more than a The real Brahms is nothing more than a sentimental voluptuary — George Bernard Shaw
Brahms Quotes By Johannes Brahms: I sometimes ponder on variation form and it I sometimes ponder on variation form and it seems to me it ought to be more restrained, purer. — Johannes Brahms
Brahms Quotes By Johannes Brahms: How lucky is the man who, like Mozart How lucky is the man who, like Mozart and others, goes to the tavern of an evening and writes some fresh music. For he lives while he is creating. — Johannes Brahms
Brahms Quotes By Johannes Brahms: If we cannot write with the beauty of If we cannot write with the beauty of Mozart, let us at least try to write with his purity. — Johannes Brahms
Brahms Quotes By Condoleezza Rice: Fortunately, I started very young, so I read Fortunately, I started very young, so I read music very well. And my favorite composers to play are Brahms and Mozart. — Condoleezza Rice
Brahms Quotes By Zubin Mehta: In truth, I became a conductor because deep In truth, I became a conductor because deep down I wanted to conduct Brahms's four symphonies and Richard Strauss's tone poems. — Zubin Mehta
Brahms Quotes By Johannes Brahms: My things really are written with an appalling My things really are written with an appalling lack of practicality! — Johannes Brahms
Brahms Quotes By Johannes Brahms: Those are miracles that no merely human brain Those are miracles that no merely human brain can work. The artist is merely the sound conduct of a Force that dictates to him what he should do. — Johannes Brahms
Brahms Quotes By Johannes Brahms: Study Bach. There you will find everything. Study Bach. There you will find everything. — Johannes Brahms