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Leonard Bernstein Quotes

Quotes by Leonard Bernstein - (4 quotes)

Leonard Bernstein - From the Greatness category:

Any great work of art... revives and readapts time and space, and the measure of its success is the extent to which it makes you an inhabitant of that world - the extent to which it invites you in and lets you breathe its strange, special air. (Leonard Bernstein)

Leonard Bernstein - From the Music category:

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

Leonard Bernstein - From the Mysteries category:

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)

Leonard Bernstein - From the Questions category:

A work of art does not answer questions, it provokes them; and its essential meaning is in the tension between the contradictory answers. (Leonard Bernstein)