Johannes Brahms quotes
Art quotes search by Author:

Join thousands of others and get the twice-weekly art letter.
Subscription is free.

Absolutely free, no strings. Sign up to the twice-weekly letter and join our art community.

art quotes

Johannes Brahms Quotes

Quotes by Johannes Brahms - (4 quotes)

Johannes Brahms - From the Copying category:

Reviewer: 'One of your themes was very similar to one of Beethoven's!' Brahms replied, 'Of course it is. Everyone steals - the important thing is to do it brilliantly.' (Johannes Brahms)

Johannes Brahms - From the Creativity category:

Straight-away the ideas flow in upon me, directly from God, and not only do I see distinct themes in my mind's eye, but they are clothed in the right forms, harmonies, and orchestration. (Johannes Brahms)

Johannes Brahms - From the Inspiration category:

Without craftsmanship, inspiration is a mere reed shaken in the wind. (Johannes Brahms)

Johannes Brahms - From the Symphony category:

A symphony is no joke. (Johannes Brahms)