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Franz Liszt Quotes

The first impulse of a great number of civilized musicians ... is to protest ourdeclaration that the music in Hungary belongs to the Gypsies.
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Music is the heart of life." She speaks love; "without it, there is no possible good and with it everything is beautiful.

— Franz Liszt

Beware of missing chances; otherwise it may be altogether too late some day.

— Franz Liszt

Music embodies feeling without forcing it to contend and combine with thought, as it is forced in most arts and especially in the art of words.

— Franz Liszt

Broad paths are open to every endeavour, and a sympathetic recognition is assured to every one who consecrates his art to the divine services of a conviction of a consciousness.

— Franz Liszt

Inspiration is enough to give expression to the tone in singing, especially when the song is without words.

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Supreme serenity still remains the Ideal of great Art. The shapes and transitory forms of life are but stages toward this Ideal, which Christ's religion illuminates with His divine light.

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In Hungary all native music, in its origin, is divided naturally into melody destined for song or melody for the dance.

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I conclude that the Wagnerian operas which are already in the repertoire, and other masterworks as well, stand in no further need of my services.

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It is my fervent wish and my greatest ambition to leave a work with a few useful instructions for the pianists after me.

— Franz Liszt

Without any assistance whatever, I founded a school in Weimar in 10 years. Only I could perform certain works with the scanty means that I dared not ask anyone else to work with.

— Franz Liszt

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