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Leonard Bernstein Quotes and Sayings

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A liberal is a man or a woman or a child who looks forward to a better day,
a more tranquil night, and a bright,
infinite future.
- Leonard Bernstein

Related topics: Politics

In the olden days, everybody sang.
You were expected to sing as well as talk.
It was a mark of the cultured man to sing.
- Leonard Bernstein

I'm not interested in having an orchestra sound like itself.
I want it to sound like the composer.
- Leonard Bernstein

Technique is communication: the two words are synonymous in conductors.
- Leonard Bernstein

 

Music can name the unnameable and communicate the unknowable.
- Leonard Bernstein

This will be our reply to violence: to make music more intensely,
more beautifully, more devotedly than ever before.
- Leonard Bernstein

To achieve great things, two things are needed;
a plan,
and not quite enough time.
- Leonard Bernstein

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The key to the mystery of a great artist is that for reasons unknown,
he will give away his energies and his life just to
make sure that one note follows another...
and leaves us with the feeling that something is right in the world.
- Leonard Bernstein

The finest workers in stone are not copper or steel tools,
but the gentle touches of air and water
working at their leisure with a liberal allowance of time.
- Henry David Thoreau

I read Shakespeare and the Bible, and I can shoot dice.
That's what I call a liberal education.
- Tallulah Bankhead

We who are liberal and progressive know that the poor
are our equals in every sense except that of being equal to us.
- Lionel Trilling

A liberal is a man who is willing to spend somebody else's money.
- Carter Glass

A liberal education is at the heart of a civil society,
and at the heart of a liberal education is the act of teaching.
- A. Bartlett Giamatti

God reigns when we take a liberal view.
- Henry David Thoreau

Conservative, n: A statesman who is enamored of existing evils,
as distinguished from the Liberal who wishes to replace them with others.
- Ambrose Bierce

I think Russians today have a distorted picture of capitalism,
liberal democracy and market economy.
- Garry Kasparov

A dog is like a liberal.
He wants to please everybody.
A cat really doesn't need to know that everybody loves him.
- William Kunstler

Good for you, you have a heart, you can be a liberal.
Now, couple your heart with your brain,
and you can be a conservative.
- Glenn Beck

I mean to defend the rights of individuals in a liberal prospect.
- Emma Bonino

The silent majority really is a liberal majority,
even though the word liberal has taken a real beating
over the last 20 years by radical conservatives.
- Robert Reich

My personal advice is to go to school first and get
a liberal arts education,
and then if you want to pursue acting,
go to graduate school.
- Jillian Bach

The Liberal State is a mask behind which there is no face;
it is a scaffolding behind which there is no building.
- Benito Mussolini

'Be faithful to your roots' is the liberal version
of 'Stay in your ghetto.'
- Mason Cooley

If God had been a liberal, we wouldn't have had the Ten Commandments -
we'd have the Ten Suggestions.
- Malcolm Bradbury

I've always been a liberal and I've always had strong socialist leanings.
- David Lloyd

The problem we have in America is the systematic erosion
of our religious values in an attempt by certain liberal
groups to expunge our Christian heritage from the public square.
- Pat Robertson

I was a liberal arts junkie and I figured,
well, I'll go work for somebody somewhere.
All I knew was that I was going to have to come home and figure it out.
- Mary Chapin Carpenter

A rich man told me recently that a liberal is a man
who tells other people what to do with their money.
- Amiri Baraka

Politics aside, it will be hard for any new liberal
radio network to outdo the professionalism of NPR.
- Paul Weyrich

Whenever a liberal begins a statement with 'I don't
know which is more frightening,'
you know the answer is going to be pretty clear.
- Ann Coulter

Berkeley had a liberal element in the student body
who tended to be quite active.
I think that's in general a feature of intellectually active places.
- John Searle

The liberal ideal is that everyone should have fair
access and fair opportunity.
This is not equality of result.
It's equality of opportunity.
There's a fundamental difference.
- Robert Reich

I do think that a general liberal arts education is very important,
particularly in an uncertain changing world.
- Steve Case

Liberal soccer moms are precisely as likely to receive
anthrax in the mail as to develop a capacity for linear thinking.
- Ann Coulter

The place to find the explanation for the liberal-activist
mindset of the courts is in the political arena.
- Stockwell Day

Women ought to feel a peculiar sympathy in the colored man's wrong,
for, like him, she has been accused of mental inferiority,
and denied the privileges of a liberal education.
- Angelina Grimke

A conservative is a liberal who got mugged the night before.
- Frank Rizzo

The liberal left can be as rigid and destructive as
any force in American life.
- Daniel Patrick Moynihan

A man who has both feet planted firmly in the air can
be safely called a liberal as opposed to the conservative,
who has both feet firmly planted in his mouth.
- Jacques Barzun

When political figures are shown on television or in movies,
it's always the liberal Democrats that are shown to be humane,
caring people.
- Pat Boone

I'm a liberal inside a liberal's body.
- Ana Gasteyer

The liberal intelligentsia has allowed its party to
become a captive of corporate interests.
- Ralph Nader

New Orleans may well have been the most liberal Deep
South city in 1954 because of its large Creole population,
the influence of the French, and its cosmopolitan atmosphere.
- Constance Baker Motley

I'm short, I'm Jewish and I'm a liberal.
- Paul Wellstone

A liberal mind is a mind that is able to imagine itself believing anything.
- Max Eastman

In the world of language, or in other words in the
world of art and liberal education,
religion necessarily appears as mythology or as Bible.
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

When I'm asked who my audience is, I say someone with an open mind,
which is not a vacant one and sometimes a liberal mind
is not the same thing as an open one.
- Todd Solondz

It only takes 20 years for a liberal to become a conservative
without changing a single idea.
- Robert Anton Wilson

Note too that a faithful study of the liberal arts
humanizes character and permits it not to be cruel.
- Ovid

In doubtful cases the more liberal interpretation must always be preferred.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

Men of polite learning and a liberal education.
- Matthew Henry

A liberal is a man too broadminded to take his own side in a quarrel.
- Robert Frost

I think that this liberal progressive agenda is not
the thing that the American people want and it's antithesis
to who we are as a constitutional republic.
- Allen West

I'm a liberal arts junkie.
- Mary Chapin Carpenter

By the end, everybody had a label - pig,
liberal, radical, revolutionary...
If you had everything but a gun, you were a radical but not a revolutionary.
- Jerry Rubin

The liberal groups spent months raising money so they
could take down anyone President Bush nominated.
But they have not been able to touch judge Roberts.
- Michael Oxley

Liberal: a power worshipper without power.
- George Orwell

My father felt that his world of ideas was too liberal
for traditional rabbinical teachings,
and he looked for a chance to find a way in life.
- Immanuel Velikovsky

If a liberal political philosophy stands for anything,
and I am no longer sure it does, then it must mean
that we are committed to the leveling of the playing field for everyone.
- Daniel Keys Moran

Law builds upon and, I should like to claim,
is one of the liberal arts.
It uses words of persuasion and changing definitions for practical ends.
- Edward Levi

I wanted to go to a liberal arts college,
I wanted to have that experience.
- Mandy Patinkin

But I think it's undeniable that the Times is a liberal paper.
- Daniel Okrent

Amherst is a liberal arts college, committed to providing
students with a broad education.
- Joseph E. Stiglitz

This liberal progressive agenda...
is the antithesis of who we are as a constitutional republic.
- Allen West

This is not about being liberal.
This is not about being conservative.
This is about making sure our government works for all Americans.
- Francine Busby

Laws should be interpreted in a liberal sense so that
their intention may be preserved.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

A liberal education...
frees a man from the prison-house of his class,
race, time, place, background, family and even his nation.
- Robert M. Hutchins

The idea that you earn things - that you earn respect,
that you earn income, responsibility.
the vote, punishment...
these ideas are anathema to the liberal mind.
- Dennis Prager

To have a liberal temperament is a kind of psychological boon,
To be able to understand that someone you disagree
with is not just a terrible creature but somebody with whom you disagree.
- Peter Gay

Bill Rehnquist makes Barry Goldwater look like a liberal.
- John Dean

Liberal democracy must finally become the vital element of our society.
- Gustav Heinemann


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