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  • When I am traveling in a carriage, or walking after a good meal, or during the night when I cannot sleep; it is on such occasions that ideas flow best and most abundantly.
    (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart)

  • I pay no attention whatever to anybody's praise or blame. I simply follow my own feelings.
    (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart)

  • Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.
    (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart)

  • 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)

  • My subject enlarges itself, becomes methodized and define, and the whole, though it be long, stands almost complete and finished in my mind, so that I can survey it, like a fine picture or a beautiful statute, at a glance.
    (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart)


  • I have formed during the last few years such close relations with this best and truest friend of mankind death, that his image is not only no longer terrifying to me, but is indeed, very soothing and consoling.
    (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart)

  • Nor do I hear in my imagination the parts successively, I hear them all at once. What a delight this is All this inventing, this producing, takes place in a pleasing, lively dream.
    (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart)

  • As death, when we come to consider it closely, is the true goal of our existence . . .
    (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart)

  • I thank my God for graciously granting me the opportunity of learning that death is the key which unlocks the door to our true happiness.
    (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart)

  • One must not make oneself cheap here - that is a cardinal point - or else one is done. Whoever is most impertinent has the best chance.
    (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart)

  • Nevertheless the passions, whether violent or not, should never be so expressed as to reach the point of causing disgust; and music, even in situations of the greatest horror, should never be painful to the ear but should flatter and charm it, and thereby always remain music.
    (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart)

  • To talk well and eloquently is a very great art, but that an equally great one is to know the right moment to stop.
    (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart)


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