FAMOUS QUOTE OF WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART

 

 

Discover the most famous quotes and proverbs of Wolfgang Amadeus MOZART, austrian composer, one of the greatest European composers of classical music.


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The true heartless genius is nonsense. For neither high intelligence, nor imagination, nor both together make genius. Love! Love! Love! That's the soul of genius.
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Oh, genius privilege! When we have just heard a piece of Mozart, the silence that follows him is still his.

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I will not insist on the historical impossibility of Wagner being Germany's first composer. So, Bach? Is he a man who had many children? Beethoven? was another who was so bad-tempered that he decided to go deaf in order to better annoy his contemporaries with his last quartets. As for Mozart, it is better not to talk about him, he is a voluptuous little boy who wrote Don Juan to annoy Germany.

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Having genius without heart is nonsense: Mozart.

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Mozart has always been my radiant guardian, I called him the Little Genius, the Master of the Angel Choir. That was Mozart, while Beethoven is the Master of my dark Heart, the captain of my broken life and all my failures.

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The temptation, for me, was irresistible: I would sneak into the corridors, snuggle up in the dressing rooms, always manage to catch a few bits of music, and bring back to class a smell of Beethoven and Mozart that smelled strongly like a bundle.

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I don't see the point in discussing matters of the heart with you. It's like talking to a deaf person about Mozart.

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When I talk about my children, I say they're not like the others. It leaves a doubt. Einstein, Mozart, Michelangelo was not like the others.

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What torments me is neither these hollows, nor these bumps, nor this ugliness. It's a little bit in each of these men, Mozart murdered.

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What torments me, popular soups do not cure. What torments me is neither these hollows, nor these bumps, nor this ugliness. It's a little, in each of these men, Mozart murdered.

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Beauty must be sensitive, it must give us immediate pleasure, it must impose itself or creep into us without us having to make any effort to grasp it. Look at Leonardo da Vinci, look at Mozart. These are great artists!..

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Do you want to realize the civilizing power of art, pure art, even without any mixture of human and social intent? Look in the convicts for a man who knows what it is that Mozart, Virgil and Raphael, who quotes Horace from memory, who is moved by the Orpheus and Freyschütz who contemplates a cathedral bell tower or a statue of Jean Goujon, look for this man in all the convicts of all civilized countries, you will not find him. To be sensitive to art is to be incapable of crime.

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What's the point of music? What's the point of painting? Who would have the madness to prefer Mozart to Mr. Carrel, and Michelangelo to the inventor of white mustard?

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Mozart loved the human voice, he was very careful never to cover it with other instruments. It's very difficult to sing, because with Mozart you're almost naked on stage, you risk a lot.

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Music is a powerful and exciting part of the dream. Music is a soft drug. I would like to die, dreamer, in an armchair listening either to the adagio of Mozart's Concerto No. 23 in A major, or, at the same time, to the andante of his Concerto No. 21 in C major, at the end of which music will reveal to me not even surprised at the sublime landscapes of the afterlife. But Mozart and I are in no hurry. We'll take our time.

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Usain Bolt left too early... Mozart too.

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When you have received a donation, you have obligations. Remember the parable of talents in the Gospel. Can you imagine Mozart's father's face if, at twenty years old, Wolfgang had told him I'd stop playing music, I'd like to be a footballer?

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What would music be without life? And what could it be worth, if life was not already worth it, before it, independently of it? More than her? This is what Mozart's music constantly reminds us of, cheerful or sad, and which makes it so heartbreaking when happiness is lacking.

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Today I am addressing you, dear children. Did you know, you little bastards, that by the time you were playing marbles like fools, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart had reached genius?

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When everything seems desperate to us, when a blue sky, a starry night can no longer even arouse our enthusiasm, when we no longer know which author to read, treasures of our memory often arise: a Schubert song, a Mozart bar, a chord heard in a mass, a sonata - but we no longer know where and when. Their clarity then tears us away from our indifference and their loving hands come to rest on our painful wounds... Ah, what would our existence be like without music!

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Blessed is he whose heart asks only for one heart, and who no longer desires an English park, an opera seria, Mozart music, Raphael's paintings, an eclipse of the moon, or even a moonlight, or scenes from novels, or their accomplishment!

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"The music is not in the notes, but in the silence between the two."

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"Neither a high degree of intelligence, nor imagination, nor both together contribute to genius. Love, love, love, love, love, it's the soul of genius."

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"I pay no attention to anyone's praise or criticism. I'm just following my own feelings."

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"When I am completely myself, alone... or at night when I can't sleep, it is on such occasions that my ideas flow best and most abundantly. Where and how these ideas come from, I don't know them and I can't force them."

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"Speaking well and eloquently is a very great art, but this one is just as great as knowing the right time to stop."

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"It is a mistake to think that the practice of my art has become easy for me. I assure you, dear friend, that no one has paid as much attention to the study of composition as I have. There is hardly any famous music master whose works I have not studied frequently and diligently."

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"Stay with me tonight, you must watch me die. I have long had a taste for death on my tongue, I feel death, and who will stand by my Constanze, if you don't stay?"

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"An ordinary man of ordinary talent will always be ordinary, whether he travels or not; but a man of superior talent will be torn to pieces if he always stays in the same place."

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"What's worse than a flute? - Two flutes!"

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"All I insist, and nothing else, is that you have to show the whole world that you are not afraid. Shut up, if you want, but when necessary, talk, and talk, and talk in a way that people will remember."

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"Since death, when we think about it closely, is the true purpose of our existence, I have in recent years developed such close relationships with this best and true friend of humanity that not only does the image of death no longer terrify me, but it is indeed very soothing and comforting.

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"Melody is the very essence of music. I compare a good melodist to a good runner, and counterpointists to hack post-horses; so be warned, even less well and remember the old Italian proverb: Chi sa più, meno sa-Who knows the most, knows the least."

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"Our riches, being in our brains, die with us... Unless of course someone cuts off our heads, in which case, we won't need it anyway."

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"Nevertheless, passions, violent or not, must never be expressed to the point of disgust; and music, even in situations of greatest horror, must never be painful in the ear, but must flatter and charm her, and thus always remain music.

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"Forgive me, Your Majesty. I'm a vulgar man! But I assure you, my music is not."

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"People make mistakes thinking that my art comes easily to me. I assure you, dear friend, that no one has devoted as much time and thought to the compositions as I have. There is not a famous master whose music I have not studied many times."

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"My dear sister! I'm surprised to discover that you know how to compose so well. In a word, your song is beautiful. You have to dial more often."

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"Fuck you! Fuck you!
Let's be happy!
The growling is futile!
Growl, the buzzing is in vain,
is the true cross of life,
the buzzing is in vain,
Growl, the buzzing is vain, in vain!

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"When I feel good and in a good mood, or when I drive around in a car or after a good meal, or at night when I can't sleep, thoughts pile up in my mind as easily as you might wish."

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"The only thing that disgusts me in Salzburg is that you can't have good social relationships with these people and that music doesn't have a better reputation... For I assure you, without travel, at least for people in the arts and sciences, we are an unhappy creature!... A man with mediocre talents always remains mediocre, whether he travels or not, but a man with superior talents, whom I cannot deprive myself of having without being blasphemous, becomes bad, if he always stays in the same place. If the Archbishop trusted me, I would soon make his music famous; that's probably true."

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"You know that I immerse myself in music, so to speak, that I think about it all day long, that I like to experiment, study, reflect."

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"I am not reckless, but I am ready for anything and, therefore, I can patiently wait for what the future holds for me, and I will be able to endure it."

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"schlafen die kleinen Scheiben Scheiben des Todes, wie ich verachte sie" which means sleeping these little slices of death as I despise them"

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"I humbly beg you to continue to love me a little bit and be content with these poor congratulations until I get new drawers for my little narrow suggestion box in which I can keep the brain I still plan to acquire."

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"They probably think that because I'm so small and so young, nothing big and classy can come out of me; but they'll soon find out."

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"I would like to know why idleness is so popular with many young people that it is impossible to dissuade them with words or punishment."

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"If you want to dance, my pretty count, I'll play the melody on my little guitar..."

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"It is, of course, a marriage of money, nothing more. I wouldn't want to do that kind of wedding. I want to make my wife happy and not make me happy through her."

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"What is there other than the genius than the productive power by which acts worthy of being held in the presence of God and nature arise, and which, for this reason, give results and are durable? All Mozart's creations are of this class; there is in them a generative force that is transplanted from generation to generation, and which is not likely to be soon exhausted or devoured." CHIPS"

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"I never go to bed without thinking that maybe the next day (however young I am) I won't be there...; and yet no one, of all those who know me, can say that I am sad or sad in my conversation..."

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"(...) you know that I am, so to speak, completely immersed in music - I think about it all day long - I like to plan - study - think about it (...)".

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"Don Giovanni, you invited me to dinner with you: I came."

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"He stared at his eyes on my fingers while I was playing with him, then he suddenly said to me: "My God, I work there until I sweat and I can't - while you, my friend, are just playing!" "Yes," I replied, "but I too had to work to be exempt from work now."

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"Wolfgang Amadé Mozart pities Leutgeb, the donkey, the ox and the idiot, in Vienna, on March 27, 1783."

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"I had the honor of kissing St. Peter's foot at the Sanct Pietro, and because I have the misfortune of being so small, I had to lift the same old fool, Wolfgang Mozart."

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"A guy built a house here and wrote on it:
When I built my house, I was very happy,
when I knew its cost, I became very sad.
(During the night, someone scribbled just below:)
Building a house takes a lot of loot,
and you should have known that,
you stupid fool."

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"The fact is that I have an inexpressible desire to rewrite an opera; it would make me so happy because it gives me something to compose that is my true joy and passion (...)".

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"There was a lot of nobility: Duchess Kickass, Countess Pisshappy, as well as Princess Smellshit with her two daughters, who are married to Mustbelly von Pigtail's two Princes."

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"The organ is to me and to my ears the king of all instruments."

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"I humbly ask you to continue to love me a little and to be satisfied for the time being with this token of congratulations until new drawers can be made for my little brain box, so that I have a place to put the brain that I still hope to acquire.

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"Everything here is too far away to walk - or too muddy; because the land in Paris is indescribable."

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"The human voice vibrates naturally - but in such a way - that it all sounds beautiful - it is the nature of the voice. We imitate such effects not only on wind instruments, but also on violins - even on the keyboard - but as soon as we cross natural boundaries, the sound is no longer beautiful - because it is contrary to nature."

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" (...) the French are such, they are really incompetent, because they have to go abroad to get help."

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"(...) he must have said to himself: he's a young man and a stupid German too - that's how all French people talk about Germans - he'll settle for that - but the stupid German wasn't happy (...)".

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"(...) he must have said to himself: he is a young man and a stupid German by the way - that's how all French people talk about Germans - he'll settle for it - but the stupid German was not happy - and didn't accept the money either (...)".

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"What bothers me the most is that these stupid French think I'm only seven years old - because that was my age when they first saw me - (...) they treat me here like a beginner - except for the musicians, they know better.