Best Quotes by Claude Debussy (Top 10)

  1. Works of art make rules; rules do not make works of art.
  2. Music is the silence between the notes.
  3. Music is the expression of the movement of the waters, the play of curves described by changing breezes.
  4. A beautiful sunset that was mistaken for a dawn.
  5. Listen to no one's advice except that of the wind in the trees. That can recount the whole history of mankind...
  6. I love music passionately. And because I love it I try to free it from barren traditions that stifle it.
  7. How much has to be explored and discarded before reaching the naked flesh of feeling.
  8. Music is the arithmetic of sounds as optics is the geometry of light.
  9. There is nothing is more musical than a sunset. He who feels what he sees will find no more beautiful example of development in all that book which, alas, musicians read but too little - the book of Nature.
  10. If I am not making music, I have no reason for existing.

More Claude Debussy Quotes