Quotation Explorer - 'Igor Stravinsky'

Too many pieces of music finish too long after the end. - Igor Stravinsky
My music is best understood by children and animals. - Igor Stravinsky
I haven't understood a bar of music in my life, but I have felt it. - Igor Stravinsky
I cannot now evaluate the events that, at the end of those thirty years, made me discover the necessity of religious belief. I was not reasoned into my disposition. Though I admire the structured thought of theology, it is to religion no more than counterpoint exercises are to music. - Igor Stravinsky
Music praises God. Music is well or better able to praise him than the building of the church and all its decoration; it is the Church's greatest ornament. - Igor Stravinsky
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
What force is more potent than love? - Igor Stravinsky
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