Igor Stravinsky

1882 - 1971

A Quote by Igor Stravinsky on sins, undone, and forgiven

Sins cannot be undone, only forgiven

Igor Stravinsky (1882 - 1971)

Source: A Piece of Heaven‎ - Page 367 by Barbara Samuel

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A Quote by Igor Stravinsky on nature

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It's one of nature's ways that we often feel closer to distant generations than to the generation immediately preceding us.

Igor Stravinsky (1882 - 1971)

Source: Father Knows Best: Words That Celebrate the World's Most Wonderful Dads

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A Quote by Igor Stravinsky on assumptions, composers, knowledge, learning, mistakes, and wisdom

I have learned as a composer chiefly through my mistakes and pursuits of false assumptions, not by my exposure to fonts of wisdom and knowledge.

Igor Stravinsky (1882 - 1971)

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A Quote by Igor Stravinsky on beginning, inspiration, justice, and work

Just as appetite comes by eating, so work brings inspiration, if inspiration is not discernible at the beginning.

Igor Stravinsky (1882 - 1971)

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A Quote by Igor Stravinsky on force and love

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What force is more potent than love?

Igor Stravinsky (1882 - 1971)

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A Quote by Igor Stravinsky on music

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Too many pieces of music finish too long after the end.

Igor Stravinsky (1882 - 1971)

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A Quote by Igor Stravinsky on assumptions, composers, knowledge, learning, life, mistakes, and wisdom

I have learned throughout my life as a composer chiefly through my mistakes and pursuits of false assumptions, not by my exposure to founts of wisdom and knowledge.

Igor Stravinsky (1882 - 1971)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Igor Stravinsky on composers, good, and imitation

A good composer does not imitate; he steals.

Igor Stravinsky (1882 - 1971)

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A Quote by Igor Stravinsky on hell

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My childhood was a period of waiting for the moment when I could send everyone connected to it to hell.

Igor Stravinsky (1882 - 1971)

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A Quote by Igor Stravinsky on love and success

Is it not by love alone that we succeed in penetrating to the very essence of being?

Igor Stravinsky (1882 - 1971)

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