Do not take up music unless you would rather die than not do so.
A great work is made out of a combination of obedience and liberty.
The essential conditions of everything you do must be choice, love, passion.
Life is denied by lack of attention, whether it be to cleaning windows or trying to write a masterpiece.
Loving a child doesn't mean giving in to all his whims to love him is to bring out the best in him, to teach him to love what is difficult.
Loving a child doesn't mean giving in to all his whims; to love him is to bring out the best in him, to teach him to love what is difficult.
The Constitution of the United States is not a mere lawyers' document it is a vehicle of life, and its spirit is always the spirit of the age.
Everything we know by heart enriches us and helps us find ourselves. If it should get in the way of finding ourselves, it is because we have no personality.
I've been a woman for a little over 50 years and have gotten over my initial astonishment. As for conducting an orchestra, that's a job where I don't think sex plays much part.
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of it. The history of liberty is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is a history of limitations of governmental power, not the increase of it.