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Roger Fry Quotes and Sayings

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Bach almost persuades me to be a Christian.
- Roger Fry

Art is significant deformity.
- Roger Fry

What the caterpillar calls the end of the world,
the master calls a butterfly.
- Richard Bach

If you love something, set it free;
if it comes back it's yours,
if it doesn't, it never was.
- Richard Bach

 

The simplest questions are the most profound.
Where were you born?
Where is your home?
Where are you going?
What are you doing?
Think about these once in a while
and watch your answers change.
- Richard Bach PHOTO

Argue for your limitations, and sure enough they're yours.
- Richard Bach

Here is a test to find whether your mission on earth is finished:
If you're alive, it isn't.
- Richard Bach

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You are never given a wish without also
being given the power to make it true.
You may have to work for it, however.
- Richard Bach

That's what learning is, after all;
not whether we lose the game,
but how we lose and h
ow we've changed because of it
and what we take away from it
that we never had before,
to apply to other games.
Losing, in a curious way, is winning.
- Richard Bach

Can miles truly separate us from friends?
If we want to be with someone we love, aren't we already there?
- Richard Bach

Don't be dismayed by good-byes.
A farewell is necessary before you can meet again.
- Richard Bach

Bach and Beethoven, all of them, they had to write
something to please the upper structure,
those with money and power.
- Sun Ra

Artists like Bach and Beethoven erected churches and temples on the heights.
I only wanted...
to build dwellings for men in which they might feel happy and at home.
- Edvard Grieg

Creativity is more than just being different.
Anybody can plan weird; that's easy.
What's hard is to be as simple as Bach.
Making the simple, awesomely simple,
that's creativity.
- Charles Mingus

I put together the influences of my life in as clear a way as I possibly can,
in the same way that Beethoven or Schoenberg or Bach
put their influences together.
- John Zorn

If you try to have a fashion show with Bach fugues and John Coltrane,
it doesn't really work.
- Isaac Mizrahi

If Beethoven and Bach hooked up with Mozart and made a band,
they could be a distant runner up to The D. - Jack Black

Colour does not make so much difference.
Look at the Bach Chaconne: There is not one dynamic
mark in the whole Bach Chaconne.
Colours do not make so much difference.
- Ruggiero Ricci

I used to love Bach.
- Josh Silver

I made sure no butt cheek hung out.
You know, the original Daisy, Catherine Bach's shorts were shorter than mine.
- Jessica Simpson

Almost everything The Beatles did was great,
and it's hard to improve on.
They were our Bach.
The way to get around it may be to keep it as simple as possible.
- T-Bone Burnett

Has it struck you that the music which is regarded
as the most sublime in western civilization,
which is the music of Bach, is called baroque?
- Pierre Schaeffer

I don't think I had a Catherine Bach poster,
but I know a lot of my friends desecrated those,
big time.
- Sean William Scott

We know that a man can read Goethe or Rilke in the evening,
that he can play Bach and Schubert, and go to his day's
work at Auschwitz in the morning.
- George Steiner

Once I understood Bach's music, I wanted to be a concert pianist.
Bach made me dedicate my life to music,
and it was that teacher who introduced me to his world.
- Nina Simone

The fact that Stravinsky used the classics as a major influence is obvious.
What is interesting is how he used them,
how he turned Bach into Stravinsky.
- Lukas Foss

Bach opens a vista to the universe.
After experiencing him, people feel there is meaning to life after all.
- Helmut Walcha

I remain loyal to Bach, Mozart, Beethoven and Schubert
in music and to Shakespeare and Jane Austen in literature.
- Anne Stevenson

The worst constructed play is a Bach fugue when compared to life.
- Helen Hayes

Bernard Herrmann used to write all his scores by himself.
So did Bach, Beethoven and Stravinsky.
I don't understand why this happens in the movie industry.
- Ennio Morricone

Beethoven, Wagner, Bach, and Mozart settled down day
after day to the job in hand.
They didn't waste time waiting for inspiration.
- Ernest Newman

I do not think that music keeps evolving.
It evolved through Bach; since then,
in my humble opinion,
all the innovations added nothing.
- Gordon Getty

Can miles truly separate you from friends...
If you want to be with someone you love,
aren't you already there?
- Richard Bach

Music is the effort we make to explain to ourselves how our brains work.
We listen to Bach transfixed because this is listening to a human mind.
- Lewis Thomas

It may be that when the angels go about their task praising God,
they play only Bach.
I am sure, however, that when they are together en
famille they play Mozart.
- Karl Barth

The more I want to get something done,
the less I call it work.
- Richard Bach

Rarely do members of the same family grow up under the same roof.
- Richard Bach

I would rather play Chiquita Banana and have my swimming
pool than play Bach and starve.
- Xavier Cugat

That's why it's called Sebastian Bach.
I mean, it's a permanent band, pretty much,
but if I jam with other people, it just makes a better album,
I think.
- Sebastian Bach

Whether the angels play only Bach praising God,
I am not quite sure.
I am sure, however, that en famille they play Mozart.
- Karl Barth

Allow the world to live as it chooses,
and allow yourself to live as you choose.
- Richard Bach

I do Skid Row every night.
- Sebastian Bach

There is no singing anymore, everything is yelling
and shouting and rapping and that is real boring to a guy like me.
- Sebastian Bach

Maybe if they start playing new rock bands videos,
then maybe but there is no point in a guy like me spending
250 grand for a video that no one is ever going to see.
- Sebastian Bach

I can't drink whiskey like I used to back then,
that's for sure.
- Sebastian Bach

Our soulmate is the one who makes life come to life.
- Richard Bach

What comprises good performance? The ability through
singing or playing to make the ear conscious of the
true content and affect of a composition.
- Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

Happiness is the reward we get for living to the highest right we know.
- Richard Bach

A man who is eating or lying with his wife or preparing
to go to sleep in humility,
thankfulness and temperance, is, by Christian standards,
in an infinitely higher state than one who is listening
to Bach or reading Plato in a state of pride.
- C. S. Lewis

Avoid problems, and you'll never be the one who overcame them.
- Richard Bach

I'm a TV junkie.
I'm always flipping through channels.
- Sebastian Bach

David Duchovny is a dream; a dreamboat and a dream.
He was so kind...
He held my hand after we were done shooting and told me I did great.
He's so good at what he does.
- Jillian Bach

The simplest things are often the truest.
- Richard Bach

I was born out of due time in the sense that by temperament
and talent I should have been more suited for the life of a small Bach,
living in anonymity and composing regularly for an
established service and for God.
- Igor Stravinsky

Bad things are not the worst things that can happen to us.
Nothing is the worst thing that can happen to us!
- Richard Bach

The mark of your ignorance is the depth of your belief
in injustice and tragedy.
What the caterpillar calls the end of the world,
the Master calls the butterfly.
- Richard Bach

Strong beliefs win strong men, and then make them stronger.
- Richard Bach

If you will practice being fictional for a while,
you will understand that fictional characters are sometimes
more real than people with bodies and heartbeats.
- Richard Bach

If I decide to be an idiot, then I'll be an idiot on my own accord.
- Johannes Sebastian Bach

Live never to be ashamed if anything you say or do
is published around the world,
even if what is said is not true.
- Richard Bach

Where there is devotional music, God is always at hand
with His gracious presence.
- Johannes Sebastian Bach

Yes, but I have to say this: the band is going to decide where the band plays.
- Sebastian Bach

I want to be very close to someone I respect and admire
and have somebody who feels the same way about me.
- Richard Bach

Every problem has a gift for you in its hands.
- Richard Bach

I listen to music for emotion and I get zero emotion from rap.
- Sebastian Bach

True love stories never have endings.
- Richard Bach

I guess I watch more MTV than you do.
I'm a junkie for it.
- Sebastian Bach

You have got to make new music, that is the way that I look at it anyway.
- Sebastian Bach

Some months ago, while I was preparing a new work,
I told a young cinema executive my intention of including
in a soundtrack two themes from Bach.
But when he asked me which has been the last hit from that Bach?,
then I knew that I had no longer place in cinema.
- Maurice Jarre

I think, being an actor, it's just a relief every time you get a part.
- Jillian Bach

I worked hard.
Anyone who works as hard as I did can achieve the same results.
- Johannes Sebastian Bach


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