The process of writing has something infinite about it. Even though it is interrupted each night, it is one single notation.
— Elias Canetti

I paint to rest from the phenomena of the external world-to pronounce and to make notations of its essences with which to verify the inner eye.
Morris Graves notation quote

Sometimes I write them down in musical notation as a trigger to remind me about certain directions to go. Or I can be specific about a sound I'm looking for.
— Harold Budd

Imagine someone so infatuated by a band that they have every different pressing of every album the band made. Most of the time, the only difference in the album is the matrix number or a different 'made in' notation on the back cover or label. This is enough to make some people extremely excited. Actually, much more than excited.
— Henry Rollins

My being a teacher had a decisive influence on making language and systems as simple as possible so that in my teaching, I could concentrate on the essential issues of programming rather than on details of language and notation.
— notation quotation by Niklaus Wirth