Let this list of 23 quotations by the French composer Claude Debussy lead you to an inspirational day. Recharge yourself with motivational music, beautiful, people sayings, and satisfy your hunger for a better life.
What are the best Claude Debussy quotes?
We've made this hand-picked collection of quotes to show you what is Claude Debussy truly willing to say and leave for generations. Whether an inspirational quote or a motivational message about giving your best, we can all benefit from the wisdom, captured within these words.
Music is the space between the notes.
Art is the most beautiful of all lies.
A beautiful sunset that was mistaken for a dawn.
Works of art make rules; rules do not make works of art.
The attraction of the virtuoso for the public is very like that of the circus for the crowd. There is always the hope that something dangerous will happen.
The century of airplanes has a right to its own music.
Extreme complication is contrary to art.
Art is the most beautiful deception of all.
And although people try to incorporate the everyday events of life in it, we must hope that it will remain a deception lest it become a utilitarian thing, sad as a factory.
Beauty must appeal to the senses, must provide us with immediate enjoyment, must impress us or insinuate itself into us without any effort on our part.
There is no theory. You have only to listen. Pleasure is the law. I love music passionately. And because l love it, I try to free it from barren traditions that stifle it. It is a free art gushing forth, an open-air art boundless as the elements, the wind, the sky, the sea. It must never be shut in and become an academic art.
The colour of my soul is iron-grey and sad bats wheel about the steeple of my dreams.
Some people wish above all to conform to the rules, I wish only to render what I can hear. There is no theory. You have only to listen. Pleasure is the law.