Satie's Famous Quotes & Sayings

31 Satie's Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

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You know, there are some words I've known since I was a schoolboy: ' With the first link, the chain is forged. The first speech censured, the first thought forbidden, the first freedom denied, chains us all irrevocably.' Those words were uttered by Judge Aaron Satie as wisdom and warning. The first time any man's freedom is trodden on we're all damaged. I fear that today...Jeri Taylor Satie's Sayings By Jeri Taylor: You know, there are some words I've known since I was a schoolboy: ' With
My dream is to be played everywhere, not only at the Opera.Erik Satie Satie's Sayings By Erik Satie: My dream is to be played everywhere, not only at the Opera.
Opera is a musical scenery, a musical atmosphere in which the characters move and talk.Erik Satie Satie's Sayings By Erik Satie: Opera is a musical scenery, a musical atmosphere in which the characters move and talk.
Everything that has a spare piano is 'like Satie' and everything with strings is 'filmic,' Sometimes I get annoyed when they say my stuff sounds 'like Satie'. No, it doesn't. At least, I don't think so.Agnes Obel Satie's Sayings By Agnes Obel: Everything that has a spare piano is 'like Satie' and everything with strings is 'filmic,'
Erik Satie died on July 1, 1925; his last words were 'Ah, the cows ...John Richardson Satie's Sayings By John Richardson: Erik Satie died on July 1, 1925; his last words were 'Ah, the cows ...
I liked the bit about quarter to eleven.Erik Satie Satie's Sayings By Erik Satie: I liked the bit about quarter to eleven.
I am tired of always dying with a broken heart.Erik Satie Satie's Sayings By Erik Satie: I am tired of always dying with a broken heart.
I wanted to be a pariah, because all my heroes were cult artists, people who devoted their lives to poking into very narrow, very deep corners - Erik Satie, Alfred Jarry, Malcolm Lowry - people who suffered in order to express their vision of life.Jim Woodring Satie's Sayings By Jim Woodring: I wanted to be a pariah, because all my heroes were cult artists, people who
Experience is a form of paralysis.Erik Satie Satie's Sayings By Erik Satie: Experience is a form of paralysis.
I took to my room and let small things evolve slowly.Erik Satie Satie's Sayings By Erik Satie: I took to my room and let small things evolve slowly.
Can the theater teach us to wait? To forestall our satisfaction? Poems teach us how to wait. The natural world makes us wait. Erik Satie teaches us how to wait. And so does much music. Will YouTube teach us how to wait? Will YouTube teach us how to die?Sarah Ruhl Satie's Sayings By Sarah Ruhl: Can the theater teach us to wait? To forestall our satisfaction? Poems teach us how
The musician is perhaps the most modest of animals, but he is also the proudest. It is he who invented the sublime art of ruining poetry.Erik Satie Satie's Sayings By Erik Satie: The musician is perhaps the most modest of animals, but he is also the proudest.
It seemed as if Muzak had sucked the soul out of the songs, but in fact they had created something entirely new, something close to what Satie imagined: furniture music, music that was clearly a useful and (to their subscribers) functional part of the environment, there to induce calm and tranquility in their shops and offices. Why is it that Satie's compositions, Brian Eno's ambient music, or the minimal spaced-outDavid Byrne Satie's Sayings By David Byrne: It seemed as if Muzak had sucked the soul out of the songs, but in
When I was younger, I used to do that a lot: I would hear a part of a song that would really relax me and then put it on repeat. That would send me to sleep. It was quite obvious classical music, people like Penguin Cafe Orchestra, Erik Satie, Claude Debussy, Maurice Ravel.King Krule Satie's Sayings By King Krule: When I was younger, I used to do that a lot: I would hear a
Breakfast was all about possibilities. No other meal allowed for so much choice - sweet or savory, light or heavy? Tea or coffee? And while enjoying the fruit of these decisions, the whole day waited, unsullied, to be filled up like a plate.Erin Satie Satie's Sayings By Erin Satie: Breakfast was all about possibilities. No other meal allowed for so much choice - sweet
When I was young, people used to say to me: Wait until you're fifty, you'll see. I am fifty. I haven't seen anything.Erik Satie Satie's Sayings By Erik Satie: When I was young, people used to say to me: Wait until you're fifty, you'll
I've been listening to quite a lot of classical music like Erik Satie, and quite a lot of blues.Elizabeth Jagger Satie's Sayings By Elizabeth Jagger: I've been listening to quite a lot of classical music like Erik Satie, and quite
There is a complexity and layering that goes on with this kind of thing, so the music is slightly repetitive and when I say repetitive it's in the same tradition as people like Steve Reich or Erik Satie or even WC.DJ Spooky Satie's Sayings By DJ Spooky: There is a complexity and layering that goes on with this kind of thing, so
When I was young, I was told: 'You'll see, when you're fifty.' I am fifty and I haven't seen a thing.Erik Satie Satie's Sayings By Erik Satie: When I was young, I was told: 'You'll see, when you're fifty.' I am fifty
I came into the world very young, in an age that was very old.Erik Satie Satie's Sayings By Erik Satie: I came into the world very young, in an age that was very old.
I tend to listen to the classical composers: Rachmaninov, Satie.Enya Satie's Sayings By Enya: I tend to listen to the classical composers: Rachmaninov, Satie.
We should have a music of our own - if possible, without any Sauerkraut.Erik Satie Satie's Sayings By Erik Satie: We should have a music of our own - if possible, without any Sauerkraut.
The waiter had set down the hot drinks, and the steam did feel glorious. The piano played Satie ever so softly. Life was almost worth living, even for a son of a bitch of a monster like myself.Anne Rice Satie's Sayings By Anne Rice: The waiter had set down the hot drinks, and the steam did feel glorious. The
Why attack God? He may be as miserable as we are.Erik Satie Satie's Sayings By Erik Satie: Why attack God? He may be as miserable as we are.
We cannot doubt that animals both love and practice music. That is evident. But it seems their musical system differs from ours. It is another school ... We are not familiar with their didactic works. Perhaps they don't have any.Erik Satie Satie's Sayings By Erik Satie: We cannot doubt that animals both love and practice music. That is evident. But it
Before I compose a piece, I walk around it several times, accompanied by myself.Erik Satie Satie's Sayings By Erik Satie: Before I compose a piece, I walk around it several times, accompanied by myself.
I am by far your superior, but my notorious modesty prevents me from saying so.Erik Satie Satie's Sayings By Erik Satie: I am by far your superior, but my notorious modesty prevents me from saying so.
I eat only white foods: eggs, sugar, grated bones, the fat of dead animals; veal, salt, coconut, chicken cooked in white water; fruit mold, rice, turnips; camphorated sausage, dough, cheese (white), cotton salad, and certain fish (skinless).Erik Satie Satie's Sayings By Erik Satie: I eat only white foods: eggs, sugar, grated bones, the fat of dead animals; veal,
I have never written a note I didn't mean.Erik Satie Satie's Sayings By Erik Satie: I have never written a note I didn't mean.
Last year I gave several lectures on "Intelligence and Musicality among Animals" ... Today I am going to speak to you about "Intelligence and Musicality among Critics" ... The subject is much the same, with some modifications, of course.Erik Satie Satie's Sayings By Erik Satie: Last year I gave several lectures on "Intelligence and Musicality among Animals" ... Today I
Erik Satie does not say the opposite of Debussy; he says the same thing only the other way round.Jose Bergamin Satie's Sayings By Jose Bergamin: Erik Satie does not say the opposite of Debussy; he says the same thing only