Herbie Hancock (1940) "Creativity and artistic endeavors have a mission that goes far beyond just making music for the sake of music."
Mark Twain (1835-1910) "Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear."
Victor Hugo (1802-1885) "Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and cannot remain silent."
Fernando Pessoa (1888-1935) "Success consists in being successful, not in having potential for success. Any wide piece of ground is the potential site of a palace, but there's no palace till it's built."
Maurice Ravel (1875-1937) " Music, I feel, must be emotional first and intellectual second."
John D. Rockefeller (1839-1937) " I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity."
Walt Whitman (1819-1892) "Keep your face always toward the sunshine, and shadows will fall behind you."
Voltaire (1694-1778) "Chance is a word void of sense; nothing can exist without a cause."
Daisaku Ikeda (1928) "With love and patience, nothing is impossible."
Michelangelo (1475-1564) "Genius is eternal patience [...] I am still learning."