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Leopold Stokowski Quotes

Quotes by Leopold Stokowski - (7 quotes)

Leopold Stokowski - From the Ego category:

On matters of intonation and technicalities I am more than a martinet - I am a martinetissimo. (Leopold Stokowski)

Leopold Stokowski - From the Habit category:

As a boy I remember how terribly real the statues of the saints would seem at 7 o'clock Mass - before I'd had breakfast. From that I learned always to conduct hungry. (Leopold Stokowski)

Leopold Stokowski - From the Mediums category:

Music appeals to me for what can be done with it. (Leopold Stokowski)

Leopold Stokowski - From the Music category:

Music can be all things to all men. It is like a great dynamic sun in the center of a solar system which sends out its rays and inspiration in every direction... It is as if the heavens open and a divine voice calls. Something in our souls responds and understands. We are speaking here of the most inspired music. (Leopold Stokowski)

Leopold Stokowski - From the Music category:

Music comes from the heart and returns to the heart... music is spontaneous, impulsive expression... its range is without limit... forever growing... can be one element to help us build a new conception of life in which the madness and cruelty of wars will be replaced by a simple understanding of the brotherhood of man. (Leopold Stokowski)

Leopold Stokowski - From the Profession category:

I simply make music, and people have always been foolish enough to pay me for it. I never told them that I would have done it all for nothing. (Leopold Stokowski)

Leopold Stokowski - From the Silence category:

A painter paints his pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silence. We provide the music, and you provide the silence. (Leopold Stokowski)