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If you can walk, you can dance. Zimbabwe saying Music is well said to be the speech of angels.

Judicious praise is to children what the sun is to flowers. Christian Bovee A little praise Goes a great ways.

Let that day be lost to us on which we did not dance once I

Man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart, and next to escape the censures of the world. - If the last interfere with the first it should be entirely neglected. - But if not, there cannot be a greater satisfaction to an honest mind than to see its own approbation seconded by the applauses of the public.

Most people like praise . . . When it is really deserved, most people expand under it into richer and better selves.

Music is the art of the prophets, the only art that can calm the agitations of the soul; it is one of the most magnificent and delightful presents God has given us.

Music is the universal language of mankind.

Musical training is a more potent instrument than any other, because rhythm and harmony find their way into the inward places of the soul, on which they mightily fasten imparting grace.

Neither human applause nor human censure is to be taken as the test of truth; but either should set us upon testing ourselves.

O popular applause! what heart of man is proof against thy sweet seducing charms? The wisest and the best feel urgent need of all their caution in thy gentlest gales; but swell'd into a gust - who then, alas! with all his canvas set, and inexpert, and therefore heedless, can withstand thy power?

Poetry ennobles the heart and the eyes, and unveils the meaning of all things upon which the heart and the eyes dwell. It discovers the secret rays of the universe, and restores to us forgotten paradises.

Poetry is simply the most beautiful, impressive and wisely effective mode of saying things, and hence its importance.

Poetry is something to make us wiser and better, by continually revealing those types of beauty and truth, which God has set in all men's souls.

Poetry is the utterance of deep and heartfelt truth. The true poet is very near the oracle.

Praise from the common people is generally false, and rather follows the vain than the virtuous.

Science and art have that in common that everyday things seem to them new and attractive.

The applause of a single human being is of great consequence.

The artist alone sees spirits. But after he has told of their appearing to him, everybody sees them

The artist has a special task and duty; the task of reminding men of their humanity and the promise of their creativity.

The artist is the confidant of nature, flowers carry on dialogues with him through the graceful bending of their stems and the harmoniously tinted nuances of their blossoms. Every flower has a cordial word which nature directs towards him.


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