Robert A. Schumann (June 08, 1810 - July 29, 1856)
The painter turns a poem into a painting; the musician sets a picture to music.
Robert A. Schumann
To send light into the darkness of men's hearts - such is the duty of the artist.
Talent works, genius creates.
People compose for many reasons: to become immortal; because the pianoforte happens to be open; because they want to become a millionaire; because of the praise of friends; because they have looked into a pair of beautiful eyes; for no reason whatsoever.
The study of the history of music and the hearing of masterworks of different epochs will quickly cure you of vanity and self-adoration
If Nature is opposed, we will fight her and make her obbey us.
(July 24, 1783 - December 17, 1830)
A person always doing his or her best becomes a natural leader, just by example.
(November 25, 1914 - March 08, 1999)
Poor George [Bush], he can't help it. He was born with a silver foot in his mouth.