If Wagner lived today, he would probably work with film instead of music. He already knew back then that the Great Art Form would include a sort of fourth dimension; it was really film he was talking about. - Harmony Korine
We needed germans in Paris to hear Wagner. - Marcel Proust
There is no law against composing music when one has no ideas whatsoever. The music of Wagner, therefore, is perfectly legal
Wagner drives the nail into your head with swinging hammer blows.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland. - Woody Allen
I just can't listen to any more Wagner, you know...I'm starting to get the urge to conquer Poland. - Woody Allen