Gabriel Faure quotes

  • For me, art, and especially music, exist to elevate us as far as possible above everyday existence.
    -- Gabriel Faure

    #Art #Everyday #Existence

  • If one has not heard Wagner at Bayreuth, one has heard nothing! Take lots of handkerchiefs because you will cry a great deal! Also take a sedative because you will be exalted to the point of delirium!
    -- Gabriel Faure

    #Cry #Delirium #Wagner

  • Mozart's music is particularly difficult to perform. His admirable clarity exacts absolute cleanness: the slightest mistake in it stands out like black on white. It is music in which all the notes must be heard.
    -- Gabriel Faure

    #Mistake #White #Black

  • Design should do the same thing in everyday life that art does when encountered: amaze us, scare us or delight us, but certainly open us to new worlds within our daily existence.

  • How aware were photographers in the past of other visual arts? "No photographer of any distinction at all could approach his work without some awareness of what was going on in other visual media, and for that matter neither the painter nor the draughtsman could ignore photography."

  • Really, most of us just focus on what's in front of us. We're too busy putting out the fires of everyday life.

  • When I swore that you're getting more and more beautiful everyday. Well, I was only kidding, honey.

  • Coping with the demands of everyday life would be exceedingly trying if one could arrive at solutions to problems only by actually performing possible options and suffering the consequences.

  • You're my existence. I'm yours

  • Spontaneity is one of the joys of existence, especially if you prepare for it in advance.

  • There are always reasons for murdering a man. But there is no justification for his existence.

  • God exists since mathematics is consistent, and the Devil exists since we cannot prove it.

  • By dint of that concern and because that society was willing to examine its particular reality, Solidarity could come into existence.