Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Quotes

A quotes list created by Lee Sonogan

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On the same level as Beethoven, both contain the same amount of symphonies, concertos, and operas that you may have heard in one place or another. Over 600 original works of complex sound, the first one was when he was only eight years old. A composer influenial leaving a legacy from history trendscends time and space. His words reflect as good as any other artist I have put in this Famous People Quotes category.

  • If only the whole world could feel the power of harmony. – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • The music is not in the notes, but in the silence between. – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • All I insist on, and nothing else, is that you should show the whole world that you are not afraid. Be silent, if you choose; but when it is necessary, speak—and speak in such a way that people will remember it. – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius. – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • To talk well and eloquently is a very great art, but that an equally great one is to know the right moment to stop. – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • I cannot write in verse, for I am no poet. I cannot arrange the parts of speech with such art as to produce effects of light and shade, for I am no painter. Even by signs and gestures I cannot express my thoughts and feelings, for I am no dancer. But I can do so by means of sounds, for I am a musician. – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • As death, when we come to consider it closely, is the true goal of our existence, I have formed during the last few years such close relationships with this best and truest friend of mankind that death’s image is not only no longer terrifying to me, but is indeed very soothing and consoling, and I thank my God for graciously granting me the opportunity…of learning that death is the key which unlocks the door to our true happiness. – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • People err who think my art comes easily to me. I assure you, dear friend, nobody has devoted so much time and thought to compositions as I. There is not a famous master whose music I have not industriously studied through many times. – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • Let us put our trust in God and console ourselves with the thought that all is well, if it is in accordance with the will of the Almighty, as He knows best what is profitable and beneficial to our temporal happiness and our eternal salvation. – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • True perfection in all things is no longer known or prized – you must write music that is either so simple a coachman could sing it, or so unintelligble that audiences like it simply because no sane person could understand it. – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • Love guards the heart from the abyss. – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Mozart’s nickname was “Wolfie,” is one of many fun facts about the man. Hung out with a young Maria Antoinette while his father thrust him into the industry. TIME magazine named him one of the Greatest People of the Millennium. Overall Mozart is a person of interest and is on my radar…



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