Erik Satie

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Erik Satie

Erik Satie

The musician is perhaps the most modest of animals, but he is also the proudest. It is he who invented the sublime art of ruining poetry.More Erik Satie [12/30/2011 01:12:44]
When I was young, I was told: 'You'll see, when you're fifty.' I am fifty and I haven't seen a thing.More Erik Satie [12/30/2011 01:12:48]
Why attack God? He may be as miserable as we are.More Erik Satie [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The musician is perhaps the most modest of animals, but he is also the proudest.More Erik Satie [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I eat only white foods: eggs, sugar, grated bones, the fat of dead animals; veal, salt, coconut, chicken cooked in white water; fruit mold, rice, turnips; camphorated sausage, dough, cheese (white), cotton salad, and certain fish (skinless).More Erik Satie [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Opera is a musical scenery, a musical atmosphere in which the characters move and talk.More Erik Satie [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Before I compose a piece, I walk around it several times, accompanied by myself.More Erik Satie [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I have never written a note I didn't mean.More Erik Satie [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
My dream is to be played everywhere, not only at the Opera.More Erik Satie [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I liked the bit about quarter to eleven.More Erik Satie [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Experience is a form of paralysis.More Erik Satie [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Je suis venu au monde tres jeune dans un temps tres vieuxMore Erik Satie [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I took to my room and let small things evolve slowly.More Erik Satie [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I came into the world very young, in an age that was very old.More Erik Satie [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When I was young, people used to say to me: Wait until you're fifty, you'll see. I am fifty. I haven't seen anything.More Erik Satie [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We cannot doubt that animals both love and practice music. That is evident. But it seems their musical system differs from ours. It is another school....We are not familiar with their didactic works. Perhaps they don't have any.More Erik Satie [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Last year I gave several lectures on "Intelligence and Musicality among Animals" ... Today I am going to speak to you about "Intelligence and Musicality among Critics" ... The subject is much the same, with some modifications, of course.More Erik Satie [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We should have a music of our own - if possible, without any Sauerkraut.More Erik Satie [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I am tired of always dying with a broken heart.More Erik Satie [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I am by far your superior, but my notorious modesty prevents me from saying so.More Erik Satie [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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