Quotation Explorer - 'Compose'

You are the conductor of your own attitude! Nobody else can compose your thoughts for you. - Lee J. Colan
we compose our life in stories we tell ourselves - John Geddes
The progress of the world can certainly never come at all save by the modified action of the individual beings who compose the world. - George Eliot
Practice makes perfect, but it doesn’t make new. The gifted learn to play magnificent Mozart melodies and beautiful Beethoven symphonies, but never compose their own original scores. - Adam Grant
If you compose your dreams into a music, then your dreams will become the music you will always love to sing. - Auliq-Ice
Sing before the spirits and dance with the earth deitiesAnd you will be able to compose your own tune.Then you and I, united, will clap hands joyously,Singing 'tum-tiddly-um tum-tiddly-um-tum. - Hongzhi Zhengjue
Art forms of the past were really considered elitist. Bach did not compose for the masses, neither did Beethoven. It was always for patrons, aristocrats, and royalty. Now we have a sort of democratic version of that, which is to say that the audience is so splintered in its interests. - David Cronenberg
@bobbybaird i'm a writer, so are you. we try to compose our thoughts and words for effect as well as sense. vain of us? a bit. - Walter Kirn
A poet, you see, is a light thing, and winged and holy, and cannot compose before he gets inspiration and loses control of his senses and his reason has deserted him. - Plato
Poetry puts starch in your backbone so you can stand, so you can compose your life. - Maya Angelou
Talentless and incompetent as I am, there are two things I can do, and two things only: walk, with my own two feet; compose, composing my poems. - Santōka Taneda
I have never thought of writing for reputation and honor. What I have in my heart must come out; that is the reason why I compose. - Ludwig van Beethoven
You need to learn to see and compose. The more time you waste worrying about your equipment the less time you'll have to put into creating great images. Worry about your images, not your equipment. - Ken Rockwell
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