Pablo Casals

Pablo Casals

cellist, conductor and composer, one of the most brilliant virtuoso cellists of the 20th century.
To be a musician is a great privilege but it is also a very great responsibility. One must think that to be a musician is a gift - a gift from Nature. There is no great merit in us except in loving this gift with respect and devotion and doing everything possible to honor that gift by work and more work. We must work with conviction and humility, searching for beauty, simplicity, and the Truth. And it is for us musicians to do all in our power for a better world. Music must carry the message of beauty, of love and of pMore Pablo Casals quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Each person has inside a basic decency and goodness. If he listens to it and acts on it, he is giving a great deal of what it is the world needs most. It is not complicated but it takes courage . . . to listen to his own goodness.More Pablo Casals quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Yes, it is true. I am a miracle. I am a miracle like a tree is a miracle, like a flower is a miracle. Now, if I am a miracle, can I do a bad thing? I can't, because I am a miracle, I am a miracle. . . .More Pablo Casals quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I see in the melody of Nature, God. It is a wonderful work of art. The spirit of the art is wonderful. And I feel that I am myself because I have never taken music lightly. Music is the manifestation of God, like everything else.More Pablo Casals quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We ought to think that we are one of the leaves of a tree, and the tree is all humanity. We cannot live without the others, without the tree.More Pablo Casals quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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