Igor Stravinsky Quotes and its meanings

Igor Stravinsky has written on many topics. Some of the topics he has discussed most are as follows;

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  • Is it not by love alone that we succeed in penetrating to the very essence of being?
  • Lesser artists borrow, great artists steal.
  • A plague on eminence! I hardly dare cross the street anymore without a convoy, and I am stared at wherever I go like an idiot member of a royal family or an animal in a zoo and zoo animals have been known to die from stares.
  • I have learned throughout my life as a composer chiefly through my mistakes and pursuits of false assumptions, not by my exposure to founts of wisdom and knowledge.
  • I haven't understood a bar of music in my life, but I have felt it.
  • The trouble with music appreciation in general is that people are taught to have too much respect for music they should be taught to love it instead.
  • The principle of the endless melody is the perpetual becoming of a music that never had any reason for starting, any more than it has any reason for ending.
  • Film music should have the same relationship to the film drama that somebody's piano playing in my living room has on the book I am reading.
  • Conductors' careers are made for the most part with 'Romantic' music. 'Classic' music eliminates the conductor we do not remember him in it.
  • I am in the present. I cannot know what tomorrow will bring forth. I can know only what the truth is for me today. That is what I am called upon to serve, and I serve it in all lucidity.