Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Quotes

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Quotes

As death, when we come to consider it closely, is the true goal of our existence, I have formed during the last few years such close relationships with this best and truest friend of mankind that deaths image is not only no longer terrifying to me, but is indeed very soothing and consoling.
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Our riches, being in our brains, die with us ... Unless of course someone chops off our head, in which case, we won't need them anyway.

— Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Forgive me, Majesty. I am a vulgar man! But I assure you, my music is not.

— Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

When I feel well and in a good humour, or when I am taking a drive or walking after a good meal, or in the night when I cannot sleep, thoughts crowd into my mind as easily as you could wish.

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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 experimenting- studying- reflecting.

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It is a great consolation for me to remember that the Lord, to whom I had drawn near in humble and child-like faith, has suffered and died for me, and that He will look on me in love and compassion.

— Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

The wonders of the music of the future will be of a higher & wider scale and will introduce many sounds that the human ear is now incapable of hearing. Among these new sounds will be the glorious music of angelic chorales. As men hear these they will cease to consider Angels as figments of their imagination.

— Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Creativity is the firing of my soul.

— Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

When I am at peace with myself ... then thoughts flow into me most easily and at their best. Where they come from and how - that I cannot say ... I'd be willing to work forever and forever if I were permitted to write only such music as I want to write and can write - which I myself think good.

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You know that I become quite powerless whenever I am obliged to write for an instrument which I cannot bear.

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Now there is music from which a man can learn something.

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I am a fool. That is well known.

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A bachelor, in my opinion, is only half alive.

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Music, in even the most terrible situations, must never offend the ear but always remain a source of pleasure.

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To my eyes and ears the organ will ever be the King of Instruments.

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I never lie down at night without reflecting that, young as I am, I may not live to see another day.

— Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Even when I can play Europe's most precious keyboard, to have to listen to people who don't understand, or do not want to understand, and who are incapable of grasping my intent, whatever I play, does surely forfeit my lust for playing at all.

— Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

For I assure you, without travel, at least for people from the arts and sciences, one is a miserable creature! ... A man of mediocre talents always remains mediocre, may he travel or not - but a man of superior talents, which I cannot deny myself to have without being blasphemous, becomes - bad, if he always stays in the same place.

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I do not hear in my imagination the parts successively, but I hear them gleich alles zusammen - at the same time all together.

— Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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