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Picture quote by Emily Dickinson about time

Forever is composed of nows. ⏤ Emily Dickinson

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I tell my piano the things I used to tell you. ⏤ Frederic Chopin

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Together we must learn how to compose differences, not with arms, but with intellect and decent purpose.

Dwight D. Eisenhower, president

My mother had to explain that one couldn't compose a Liszt rhapsody because it was a piece of music that Liszt himself had composed.

Sergei Prokofiev, composer

I don't meditate before I play or compose, but I see playing and composing as meditative acts.

Steve Swallow, musician

I should just stay composed and run to the finish line.

Asafa Powell, athlete

I'm not interested in having an orchestra sound like itself. I want it to sound like the composer.

Leonard Bernstein, composer

The worst government is often the most moral. One composed of cynics is often very tolerant and humane. But when fanatics are on top there is no limit to oppression.

H. L. Mencken, writer

All the choir of heaven and furniture of earth - in a word, all those bodies which compose the frame of the world - have not any subsistence without a mind.

George Berkeley, philosopher

When I play, I very quickly put myself into a light hypnotic trance and compose while playing, drawing directly from the emotions.

John Fahey, musician

I had a big background in listening to classical music and I started trying to compose, like I was playing the guitar but I heard an orchestra in my head.

John Fahey, musician

Writing is a form of therapy; sometimes I wonder how all those who do not write, compose or paint can manage to escape the madness, melancholia, the panic and fear which is inherent in a human situation.

Graham Greene, playwright

So many of the sounds that contemporary composers were trying to create were to be found in the traditional musics of the world. That was encouraging but also little daunting to think that you had to work so hard to be new and yet it was old.

Robert Morris,

We consider Monteverdi the first composer of opera. There was someone before, but everything started with Monteverdi.

Cecilia Bartoli, musician

It is not hard to compose, but what is fabulously hard is to leave the superfluous notes under the table.

Johannes Brahms, composer

Perhaps two million years ago the creatures of a planet in some remote galaxy faced a musical crisis similar to that which we earthly composers face today.

George Crumb, composer

I must say I've always composed music from the point of view of the performers.

Walter Piston, composer

We worked very hard to make the lyrics suit the music. I can't, like Elton John, for example, compose by lyrics. Elton has a great talent for that. Whatever you give him, including your questions, he composes in half an hour and makes a great song out of it.

Rick Wright, musician

I have tremendous respect for film composers.

John Corigliano, composer

I am my own secretary; I dictate, I compose, I copy all myself.

Venerable Bede, clergyman

I consider everything I compose a gift.

Keith Emerson, musician

We lie to one another every day, in the sweetest way, often unconsciously. We dress ourselves and compose ourselves in order to present ourselves to one another.

John Le Carre, writer

Composers today get a TV script on Friday and have to record on Tuesday. It's just dreadful to impose on gifted talent and expect decent music under these conditions.

Alex North, composer

For it is the duty of an astronomer to compose the history of the celestial motions through careful and expert study.

Nicolaus Copernicus, scientist

Well, let me, first of all, say, that as a microtonal composer, I've never been much of a theorist.

John Eaton, politician

When my opera Plump Jack was performed in 1989, my first piano teacher sent me something that I'd composed when I was four. I remember I played it, and it still sounded like me. I'm the same composer I was then.

Gordon Getty, businessman

Many now born, by the time they are voters will compose part of a nation with a genius nowhere equaled, and with a vast territory upon which those energies and that genius can operate.

Richard Parks Bland, politician

I'm not an intellectual composer.

Les Baxter, musician

I was in the band as a boy and was taught music and learned to compose.

Norman Wisdom, comedian

Ever since I began to compose, I have remained true to my starting principle: not to write a page because no matter what public, or what pretty girl wanted it to be thus or thus; but to write solely as I myself thought best, and as it gave me pleasure.

Felix Mendelssohn, composer

The Russian composers, especially, tricked the symphony orchestra into the kind of dynamic, rhythmic thing.

Gerry Mulligan, musician

I was fifteen years old, and I hardly knew how to play a simple Bach prelude on the piano when I began to compose music, and at the most advanced level. I had never studied such things as harmony.

Gyorgy Legeti,

I think a composer is always interested in his last work.

Gyorgy Legeti,

Socrates didn't care to visit the theater, as a rule, except when the plays of Euripides (which some think, he himself had helped to compose), were performed.

Moses Mendelssohn, philosopher

I frequently compose out the entire metric structure of a piece in modified cyclic form, where each cyclic revolution undergoes some form of 'variation' much as if measure lengths were concrete musical 'material.'

Brian Ferneyhough, composer

It is still true that it is easier to compose a poem in the form of a manual for adjusting a VCR than it is to write a piece using just tuning as a symphony.

Brian Ferneyhough, composer

I compose my own stuff. I've been writing songs with words. I've been playing more on the keyboard because I can transpose it to sheet music on the computer.

Alicia Witt, actress

Today each composer is not only involved in aesthetics, but he's actually trying to create his own language.

Leo Ornstein, composer

There is no doubt that the first requirement for a composer is to be dead.

Arthur Honegger, composer

I can't write, I can't paint, I don't compose.

Richard Attenborough, actor

Originally, I wanted to be a composer. I always tell people, 'I think of myself as a composer.'

Ornette Coleman, musician

People would read all kinds of reaction into it, but Tracy told me himself that half the time he was just standing very still, trying to look sober and composed. That takes nothing away from him. The fact he got away with it was a tribute to his talent.

Cesar Romero, actor

And after I compose my programs, but it is very easy because I look to the music in a very natural way without fuss, and so I look always music, in my home, like books and books and books, choose books and you read the pages, so I do this with music, and I make programs.

Victoria de los Angeles, musician

I have composed several pieces which are performed outdoors, not only in the auditoria.

Karlheinz Stockhausen, composer

Composers love to write for symphony orchestras because the symphony is the Rolls Royce of musical instruments.

David Del Tredici, composer

What inspires me is not so much the music as the opportunity to interact with composers. I think that has driven everything I've done.

Robert Moog, inventor

Life is a wave, which in no two consecutive moments of its existence is composed of the same particles.

John Tyndall, physicist

Composers should write tunes that chauffeurs and errand boys can whistle.

Thomas Beecham, composer

I don't meditate before I play or compose, but I see playing & composing as meditative acts.

Steve Swallow, musician

I dare suggest that the composer would do himself and his music an immediate and eventual service by total, resolute and voluntary withdrawal from this public world to one of private performance and electronic media.

Milton Babbitt, composer

Composers are always going back to the past.

Anne Dudley, composer

Many composers today don't know what the human throat is.

Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, musician

A movement is only composed of people moving. To feel its warmth and motion around us is the end as well as the means.

Gloria Steinem, activist

You compose because you want to somehow summarize in some permanent form your most basic feelings about being alive, to set down... some sort of permanent statement about the way it feels to live now, today.

Aaron Copland, composer

The composers could no longer direct all performances in person, and so the responsibility of interpreting their works in the spirit in which they had been conceived was placed upon conductors.

Anton Seidl, celebrity

I write a lot of music in my time off and I compose most of the songs on guitar. I've actually gone into the studio and recorded a few things, but it's tough trying to sell a song. It's all about finding that hook, that melody.

Scott Patterson, actor

It is well to remember that the entire universe, with one trifling exception, is composed of others.

John Andrew Holmes,

Any subject is good for opera if the composer feels it so intently he must sing it out.

Gian Carlo Menotti, composer

Our strength is often composed of the weakness that we're damned if we're going to show.

Mignon McLaughlin, journalist

Know what the old masters did. Know how they composed their pictures, but do not fall into the conventions they established. These conventions were right for them, and they are wonderful. They made their language. You make yours. All the past can help you.

Robert Henri, artist

As states subsist in part by keeping their weaknesses from being known, so is it the quiet of families to have their chancery and their parliament within doors, and to compose and determine all emergent differences there.

John Donne, poet

There are no rules and regulations for perfect composition. If there were we would be able to put all the information into a computer and would come out with a masterpiece. We know that's impossible. You have to compose by the seat of your pants.

Arnold Newman, photographer

To judge a composer's work, one must consider it as a whole.

Gustav Mahler, composer

Pianists call me a composer, composers call me a pianist. The classicists think me a futurist, and the futurists call me a reactionary.

Anton Rubinstein, musician

With the help of modern technology, I can compose intricate keyboard parts and then I have to go back and learn them in order to perform them properly.

Geddy Lee, musician

I've heard though that there is a younger generation of tonal French composers who are reacting with vigour.

Gavin Bryars, composer

I am writing something which I find satisfying and which I am prepared to put my name to as a composer.

Gavin Bryars, composer

I think that one of the things that influences me most as a composer is to what extent I can deconstruct and reconstruct the material that I'm working with.

Fred Frith, composer

I find it very difficult to compose when I'm not playing.

Chuck Mangione, musician

I did not compose my work as one might put on a church vestment... rather it sprung from the truly fervent faith of my heart, such as I have felt it since my childhood.

Franz Liszt, composer

I was never a quick writer, but composed with great care and efforts.

Joseph Haydn, composer

I had to go into a studio and compose and write and press up 12 songs in 14 hours. When you're recording a song from scratch it takes you 14 hours to do just one song.

Grandmaster Flash, musician

You know, as you compose music, you're just off in your own world. You have no idea where reality is, so to have an idea of what people think is pretty hard.

Roy Lichtenstein, artist

Most of the important composers in our country are clustered in the Northeast.

Carlisle Floyd, composer

I always begin to compose the melody first.

Nobuo Uematsu, composer

Writers are not just people who sit down and write. They hazard themselves. Every time you compose a book your composition of yourself is at stake.

E. L. Doctorow, author

I don't use composers. I research music the way I research the photographs or the facts in my scripts.

Ken Burns, director

The U.S. will ignore the opinion of the Iraqi people and it will compose the new government according to its own desires.

Muqtada al Sadr, clergyman

The theologians have recognized that the ideal is the imitation of God. If we be a part of such an organic thing, this thing is God to us, as I am God to the cells that compose me.

Charles Fort, writer

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