Best Quotes by Richard Wagner (Top 9)

  1. Joy is not in things; it is in us.
  2. I believe in God, Mozart and Beethoven, and likewise their disciples and apostles; - I believe in the Holy Spirit and the truth of the one, indivisible Art; - I believe that this Art proceeds from God, and lives within the hearts of all illumined men; - I believe that he who once has bathed in the sublime delights of this high Art, is consecrate to Her for ever, and never can deny Her; - I believe that through Art all men are saved.
  3. I hate this fast growing tendency to chain men to machines in big factories and deprive them of all joy in their efforts - the plan will lead to cheap men and cheap products.
  4. I am convinced that there are universal currents of Divine Thought vibrating the ether everywhere and that any who can feel these vibrations is inspired.
  5. Imagination creates reality.
  6. Never look at the trombones, it only encourages them.
  7. One might say that where Religion becomes artificial, it is reserved for Art to save the spirit of religion.
  8. I write music with an exclamation point!
  9. The oldest, truest, most beautiful organ of music, the origin to which alone our music owes its being, is the human voice.