Richard Wagner

Richard Wagner

German composer, conductor, theatre director and essayist, primarily known for his operas
Then let us sail across the sea, and here and there found a young Germany, let us fructify it with the products of our toil and striving, and let us beget and bring up the noblest and most godlike children: but let us do better than the Spanish, who turned the New World into a papal slaughterhouse, and better than the English, who have turned it into a shop.More Richard Wagner quotes [07/10/2011 02:07:01]
I believe in God, Mozart and Beethoven, and likewise their disciples and apostles; - I believe in the Holy Spirit and the truth of the one, indivisible Art; - I believe that this Art proceeds from God, and lives within the hearts of all illumined men; - I believe that he who once has bathed in the sublime delights of this high Art, is consecrate to Her for ever, and never can deny Her; - I believe that through Art all men are saved.More Richard Wagner quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In contrast to reincarnation and karma, all other views seem petty and narrowMore Richard Wagner quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
What Music expresses is eternal, infinite, and ideal; she expresses not the passion, love, desire, of this or that individual in this or that condition, but Passion, Love, Desire itself, and in such infinitely varied phases as lie in her unique possession and are foreign and unknown to any other tongue...So...Here's to Victory, gained by our higher sense over the worthlessness of the vulgar! To Love, which crowns our courage...To the day, to the night!...And three cheers for Music...More Richard Wagner quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Even if I know I shall never change the masses, never transform anything permanent, all I ask is that the good things also have their place, their refuge.More Richard Wagner quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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