•   Loading... Please wait
  • Search
      Authors  

    arthur rubinstein Quotes

    It took great courage to ask a beautiful young woman to marry me. Believe me, it is easier to play the whole Petrushka on the piano.
    — Arthur Rubinstein
    When I was young, I used to have successes with women because I was young. Now I have successes with women because I am old. Middle age was the hardest part.
    — Arthur Rubinstein
    tags: women  young  age  success 
     
    What good are vitamins? Eat a lobster, eat a pound of caviar - live! If you are in love with a beautiful blonde with an empty face and no brains at all, don't be afraid. Marry her! Live!
    — Arthur Rubinstein
    tags: beautiful  brain 
     
    The seasons are what a symphony ought to be: four perfect movements in harmony with each other.
    — Arthur Rubinstein
    tags: harmony 
     
    My father, good or bad, mistakes or no, had a direct line from his heart to the music to the people, to the audience. He played with logic and his own inner truth.
    — Arthur Rubinstein
    tags: truth  people  heart  mistakes  logic  bad  music  father 
     
    I feel that special secret current between the public and me. I can hold them with one little note in the air, and they will not breathe. That is a great, great moment.
    — Arthur Rubinstein
    tags: secret  moment 
     
    Music is not a hobby, not even a passion with me; music is me. I feel what people get out of me is this outlook on life, which comes out in my music. My music is the last expression of all that.
    — Arthur Rubinstein
    tags: people  music  passion 
     
    I am tired before the concert, not afterward.
    — Arthur Rubinstein
    You cannot play the piano well unless you are singing within you.
    — Arthur Rubinstein
    When I sit in Paris in a cafe, surrounded by people, I don't sit casually - I go over a certain sonata in my head and discover new things all the time.
    — Arthur Rubinstein
    tags: time  people 
     
    Life is the game that must be played, this truth at least, good friends, we know; so live and laugh, nor be dismayed as one by one the phantoms go.
    — Arthur Rubinstein
    tags: truth  live  friends  games 
     
    I'm passionately involved in life: I love its change, its color, its movement. To be alive, to be able to see, to walk, to have houses, music, paintings - it's all a miracle.
    — Arthur Rubinstein
    tags: miracle  music  painting 
     
    Even when I'm sick and depressed, I love life.
    — Arthur Rubinstein
    To be alive, to able to see, to walk...it's all a miracle. I have adapted the technique of living life from miracle to miracle.
    — Arthur Rubinstein
    tags: living  miracle 
     
    We only begin to live life when we learn to accept it on its own terms.
    — Arthur Rubinstein
    tags: live  learn 
     
    I have found that if you love life, life will love you back.
    — Arthur Rubinstein
    People are always setting conditions for happiness... I love life without condition.
    — Arthur Rubinstein
    tags: happiness  people 
     
    Most people ask for happiness on condition. Happiness can only be felt if you don't set any condition.
    — Arthur Rubinstein
    tags: happiness  people 
     
    I'm a free person; I feel terribly free. They could put me in chains and I still would be free because my thoughts would be mine - and that's all I want to have.
    — Arthur Rubinstein
    tags: thoughts 
     
    The result was magnificent... I became the father of two girls and two boys, lovely children by good fortune they all look like my wife.
    — Arthur Rubinstein
    tags: children  girls  child  boys  father 
     
    Love life and life will love you back. Love people and they will love you back.
    — Arthur Rubinstein
    tags: people 
     
    Sometimes I think, not so much am I a pianist, but a vampire. All my life I have lived off the blood of Chopin.
    — Arthur Rubinstein
    tags: vampire  blood 
     
    Don't tell me how talented you are. Tell me how hard you work.
    — Arthur Rubinstein
    tags: work 
     
    Of course there is no formula for success, except perhaps an unconditional acceptance of life, and what it brings
    — Arthur Rubinstein
  •   Loading... Please wait
  • Search
    arthur rubinstein
    Birth    : January 28, 1887
    Death  : December 20, 1982
    Occupation  : Pianist