Brahms believed that there was no need to publish absolutely everything that Schubert ever wrote.
-- Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Brahms' Variations are better than mine, but mine were written before his.
-- Franz Liszt
The three greatest composers are Bach, Beethoven, and Brahms. All the others are cretins.
-- Hans von Bulow
Listening to my regular favourites - Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms and so on - I always feel, quite misguidedly, that nothing can be too bad if such beauty and brilliance exists in the world.
-- Jane Asher
Even if you're playing Brahms or a Beethoven concerto, you've got to have a different vantage point, slightly, each time.
-- Nigel Kennedy