Recommend to your children virtue that alone can make them happy, not gold.
Music is the mediator between the spiritual and the sensual life.
Never shall I forget the times I spent with you continue to be my friend, as you will always find me yours.
Music - The one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Recommend virtue to your children it alone, not money, can make them happy. I speak from experience.
Only the pure in heart can make a good soup.
No one should drive a hard bargain with an artist.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
Off with you! You're a happy fellow, for you'll give happiness and joy to many other people. There is nothing better or greater than that!
This is the mark of a really admirable man: steadfastness in the face of trouble.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
I despise a world which does not feel that music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
No friend have I. I must live by myself alone; but I know well that God is nearer to me than others in my art, so I will walk fearlessly with Him.