Felix Mendelssohn Quotes

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Felix Mendelssohn Quotes

These seem to me so ambiguous, so vague, so easily misunderstood in comparison to genuine music, which fills the soul with a thousand things better than words.
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The essence of the beautiful is unity in variety.

— Felix Mendelssohn

Ever since I began to compose, I have remained true to my starting principle: not to write a page because no matter what public, or what pretty girl wanted it to be thus or thus; but to write solely as I myself thought best, and as it gave me pleasure.

— Felix Mendelssohn

The trombone is too sacred for frequent use.

— Felix Mendelssohn

This is what I think art is and what I demand of it: that it pull everyone in, that it show one person another's most intimate thoughts and feelings, that it throw open the window of the soul.

— Felix Mendelssohn

First and foremost an artist should pay homage to grandness, honour and bow to it, and not try to extinguish the fierce flames of such, in an attempt to have his own feeble light shine brighter. When one isn't able to acknowledge greatness, I would really want to know how he endeavours to make me experience it.

— Felix Mendelssohn

Never mind, put any book on the piano, and someone can turn from time to time, so I need not look as though I played by heart.

— Felix Mendelssohn

Pray to God that He might create is us a clean heart and renew a right spirit within us.

— Felix Mendelssohn

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