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.
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— 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.
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— Arthur Rubinstein
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!
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— Arthur Rubinstein
The seasons are what a symphony ought to be: four perfect movements in harmony with each other.
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— Arthur Rubinstein
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.
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— Arthur Rubinstein
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.
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— Arthur Rubinstein
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.
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— Arthur Rubinstein
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.
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— Arthur Rubinstein
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.
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— Arthur Rubinstein
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.
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— Arthur Rubinstein
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.
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— Arthur Rubinstein
We only begin to live life when we learn to accept it on its own terms.
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— Arthur Rubinstein
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.
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— Arthur Rubinstein
Most people ask for happiness on condition. Happiness can only be felt if you don't set any condition.
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— Arthur Rubinstein
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.
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— Arthur Rubinstein
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.
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— Arthur Rubinstein
Love life and life will love you back. Love people and they will love you back.
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— Arthur Rubinstein
Sometimes I think, not so much am I a pianist, but a vampire. All my life I have lived off the blood of Chopin.
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— Arthur Rubinstein
Don't tell me how talented you are. Tell me how hard you work.
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— Arthur Rubinstein
Of course there is no formula for success, except perhaps an unconditional acceptance of life, and what it brings
— Arthur Rubinstein
arthur rubinstein
Birth    : January 28, 1887
Death  : December 20, 1982
Occupation  : Pianist