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Thursday October 20

I have never met a vampire personally, but I don't know what might happen tomorrow.

- Bela Lugosi

Wednesday Oct 19

The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you. In between, the leader is a servant.

-  Cellist Jacqueline Du Pré

Tuesday October 18

I always believed 'The Fly' to be a classic opera story. It's a tale of love and death, true love surviving in the face of physical decay and ultimate sacrifice.

            - Canadian film composer Howard Shore

Monday October 17

Knowledge is not skill. Knowledge plus ten thousand times is skill. - Shinichi Suzuki

Sunday October 16

Life imitates Art far more than Art imitates life.
- Oscar Wilde

Saturday October 15

Shall I ever tire of listening to it, of contemplating it and breathing its atmosphere? And each time is like the first time! An enigma, a miracle of natural reproduction; no, even more than that, sheer magic!
-  Pianist Sviatoslav Richter on Debussy’s ‘La Mer’ which premiered today in 1905 in Paris

Friday October 14

Where the blue of the night meets the gold of the day, someone waits for me.
- Bing Crosby

Thursday October 13

I think sometimes you are born with a song.
            - Nana Mouskouri

Wednesday October 12

But in the next world I shan't be doing music, with all the striving and disappointments. I shall be being it.
- Ralph Vaughan Williams

Tuesday October 11

I sat down by a little brook, unpacked my Swiss cheese, and that darn tune popped into my head!
       -  Anton Bruckner when asked how he came up with the motif for his Ninth Symphony

Monday October 10

I adore art... when I am alone with my notes, my heart pounds and the tears stream from my eyes, and my emotion and my joys are too much to bear.

-  Giuseppe Verdi

Sunday October 09

Nothing is more difficult than talking about music: if it is a prickly business for musicians, it is almost impossible for anyone else—the strongest, subtlest minds go astray.
-  Camille Saint-Saëns