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9 Famous Quotes by Igor Stravinsky
6/17/1882 - 4/6/1971
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Igor Fyodorovitch Stravinsky     Igor Strawinsky     Igor Feodorovic Stravinsky
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Just as appetite comes from eating, so work brings inspiration, if inspiration is not discernible at the beginning

Appetite Quotes, by Igor Stravinsky

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The Church knew what the psalmist knew: Music praises God. Music is well or better able to praise him than the building of the church and all its decoration; it is the Church's greatest ornament.

Church Quotes, by Igor Stravinsky

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I remember being handed a score composed by Mozart at the age of eleven. What could I say? I felt like de Kooning, who was asked to comment on a certain abstract painting, and answered in the negative. He was then told it was the work of a celebrated monkey. 'That's different. For a monkey, it's terrific.'

Music Quotes, by Igor Stravinsky

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Sins cannot be undone, only forgiven.

Sin Quotes, by Igor Stravinsky

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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.

Inspirational Quotes, by Igor Stravinsky

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A good composer does not imitate; he steals.

Advice / experience / wisdom Quotes, by Igor Stravinsky

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Commemoration of Johann Sebastian Bach, musician, 1750 The Church knew what the Psalmist knew: music praises God. Music is as well, or better, able to praise Him than the building of a church and all its decoration; it is the Church's greatest ornament.

Christianity Quotes, by Igor Stravinsky

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I remember being handed a score composed by Mozart at the age of eleven. What could I say? I felt like de Kooning, who was asked to comment on a certain abstract painting, and answered in the negative. He was then told it was the work of a celebrated monkey. 'That's different. For a monkey, it's terrific.' - "London Magazine", March, 1967.

Art and artists Quotes, by Igor Stravinsky

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Never look at the trombones. You'll only encourage them.

Music Quotes, by Igor Stravinsky

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