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Richard Wagner Quotes

Achievements, seldom credited to their source, are the result of unspeakable drudgery and worries.

Divorce is one of the most financially traumatic things you can go through. Money spent on getting mad or getting even is money wasted.

Even if I know I shall never change the masses, never transform anything permanent, all I ask is that the good things also have their place, their refuge.

I am convinced that there are universal currents of Divine Thought vibrating the ether everywhere and that any who can feel these vibrations is inspired.

I am fond of them, of the inferior beings of the abyss, of those who are full of longing.

I hate this fast growing tendency to chain men to machines in big factories and deprive them of all joy in their efforts - the plan will lead to cheap men and cheap products.

I have long been convinced that my artistic ideal stands or falls with Germany. Only the Germany that we love and desire can help us achieve that ideal.

I wish I could score everything for horns.

I write music with an exclamation point!

Imagination creates reality.

Joy is not in things; it is in us.
[Lighten Up]

Never look at the trombones, it only encourages them.

Richard Wagner, a musician who wrote music which is better than it sounds.

Wherever the fish are, that's where we go.