Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Meandering in the spheres . . .

Today is the birthday of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (January 27, 1756 – December 5, 1791) , composer and musician.

"Be silent, if you choose; but when it is necessary, speak — and speak in such a way that people will remember it." - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

"I never lie down at night without reflecting that — young as I am — I may not live to see another day." - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

"I pay no attention whatever to anybody's praise or blame. I simply follow my own feelings." - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

"To talk well and eloquently is a very great art, but that an equally great one is to know the right moment to stop." - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

"Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius." - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Mozart stamp image source (1)

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