Loving a child doesn't mean giving in to all his whims; to love him is to bring out the best in him, to teach him to love what is difficult.
A great work is made out of a combination of obedience and liberty.
Life is denied by lack of attention, whether it be to cleaning windows or trying to write a masterpiece.
A great work of art is made out of a combination of obedience and liberty
Do not take up music unless you would rather die than not do so.
The essential conditions of everything you do must be choice, love, passion.