Never compose anything unless the not composing of it becomes a positive nuisance to you.
Composing is not a profession. It is a maniaa harmless madness.Arthur Honegger
Never compose anything unless the not Composing of it becomes a positive nuisance to you.gustav holst
The worth ofthe State, inthelong run, istheworth of the individuals Composing it.john stuart mill
La dernie' re chose qu'on trouve en faisant un ouvrage, est de savoir celle qu'il faut mettre la premie' re. The last thing one discovers in Composing a work iswhat to put first.Blaise Pascal
I fear I shall never be…good for anything in this world, but Composing airs, building towers, forming gardens, collecting old Japan, and writing a journey to China or the Moon.william thomas beckford
We thought: we're poor, we have nothing, but when we started losing one after the other so each day became remembrance day, we started Composing poems about God's great generosity and our former riches.anna akhmatova
Nations are not truly great solely because the individuals Composing them are numerous, free, and active; but they are great when these numbers, this freedom, and this activity are employed in the service of an ideal higher than that of an ordinary man, taken by himself.Matthew Arnold
As soon as you put men together, they somehow sink, corporatively, below the level of the worst of the individuals Composing it. Collect scholars on a club committee, or men of science on a jury; all their virtues vanish, and their vices pop out, reinforced by the self-confidence which the power of numbers is bound to bestow.aleister crowley
The composer does not sit around and wait for an inspiration to walk up and introduce itself…Making music is actually little else than a matter of invention aided and abetted by emotion. In Composing we combine what we know of music with what we feel.George Gershwin
Every bit of theorizing I’ve ever done, including my interest in Berg, has come as a consequence of discoveries I made as a composer and interests that I developed as a composer. I never thought of my theory as being a kind of irrelevant activity to my Composing.george perle
You haven’t time to think about the composition. In working directly from nature, the painter ends up by simply aiming at an effect, and not Composing the picture at all; and he soon becomes monotonous.pierre-auguste renoir
It's a pity, a gentleman in refined retirement Composing poetry: He models his work on the classic verse of China. And his poems are elegant, full of fine phrases. But if you don't write of things deep in your own heart, What's the use of churning out so many words?ryōkan
I was…attacked for being a pasticheur , chided for Composing “simple” music, blamed for deserting “modernism,” accused of renouncing my “true Russian heritage.” People who had never heard of, or cared about, the originals cried “sacrilege”: “The classics are ours. Leave the classics alone.” To them all my answer was and is the same: You “respect,” but I love.igor stravinsky
In science he could see nothing useful to mankind. ...He advised the scientist the surgeon the teacher and the artist to go and live as the poor live and try to minister to their actual wants instead of counting up insects chemically analyzing the contents of the Milky Way painting water nymphs and historical pictures writing novels and Composing symphonies.
It's a pity, a gentleman in refined retirement Composing poetry: He models his work on the classic verse of China. And his poems are elegant, full of fine phrases. But if you don't write of things deep in your own heart, What's the use of churning out so many words?
I achieved more than I could dream of in chess and in chess Composing.yochanan afek
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