Yehudi Menuhin Famous Quotes & Sayings

38 Yehudi Menuhin Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

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If I wanted to play the violin, I had to work. Because anything that one wants to do really, and one loves doing, one must do everyday. It should be as easy to the artist and as natural as flying is to a bird. And you can't imagine a bird saying well, I'm tired today, I'm not going to fly! Yehudi Menuhin Sayings: If I wanted to play the violin, I had to work. Because anything that one
Music creates order out of chaos; for rythem imposes unianimity upon the divergent, melody imposes contuniuty upon the disjointed, and harmony imposes compatibility upon the incongruous. Yehudi Menuhin Sayings: Music creates order out of chaos; for rythem imposes unianimity upon the divergent, melody imposes
I can only think of music as something inherent in every human being - a birthright. Music coordinates mind, body and spirit. Yehudi Menuhin Sayings: I can only think of music as something inherent in every human being - a
Each human being has the eternal duty of turning what is hard and brutal into
a tender and subtle offering, what is crude into an object of refinement, what
is ugly into a thing of beauty, confrontation into collaboration, ignorance into
knowledge, hereby rediscovering the child's dream of a creative reality
incessantly renewed by death, the servant of life, and by life the servant of love
Yehudi Menuhin Sayings: Each human being has the eternal duty of turning what is hard and brutal into
There are three levels of service. The highest level is that of one who performs good deeds the whole day and yet feels that he has not acheived anything. The second level is someone who, though he has not done anything, knows that he has not corrected anything in this world. This is good, and there is hope for him that he might correct his ways. However, someone who is righteous in his own eyes deceived himself all his life; his good deeds will be lost. Yehudi Menuhin Sayings: There are three levels of service. The highest level is that of one who performs
The ultimate aim in life should be to fulfill to the utmost all that within our ability and to share that which is good and beautiful. Yehudi Menuhin Sayings: The ultimate aim in life should be to fulfill to the utmost all that within
Our life must have an aim, but we must also ensure that the direction we take is a good one. Yehudi Menuhin Sayings: Our life must have an aim, but we must also ensure that the direction we
Mozart resolved his emotions on a level that transformed them into moods uncontaminated by mortal anguish, enabling him to express the angelic anguish that is so peculiarly his own. Yehudi Menuhin Sayings: Mozart resolved his emotions on a level that transformed them into moods uncontaminated by mortal
Why is compassion not part of our established curriculum, an inherent part of our education? Compassion, awe, wonder, curiosity, exaltation, humility - these are the very foundation of any real civilization. Yehudi Menuhin Sayings: Why is compassion not part of our established curriculum, an inherent part of our education?
In all teaching there must be a fusion of authority as an adult providing a stable framework for the children in one's care, and humility as another human being ready to educate an equal who may turn out to be a superior. Yehudi Menuhin Sayings: In all teaching there must be a fusion of authority as an adult providing a
I still look to music to heal and bind; I still think the musician can be a trusted object offering his fellow-man solace but also a reminder of human excellence. Yehudi Menuhin Sayings: I still look to music to heal and bind; I still think the musician can
Improvisation is the expression of the accumulated yearnings, dreams, and wisdom of the soul. Yehudi Menuhin Sayings: Improvisation is the expression of the accumulated yearnings, dreams, and wisdom of the soul.
I would hate to think I am not an amature. An amateur is one who loves what he is doing. Very often, I'm afraid, the professional hates what he is doing. So, I'd rather be an amateur. Yehudi Menuhin Sayings: I would hate to think I am not an amature. An amateur is one who
Do we not find freedom along the guiding lines of discipline? Yehudi Menuhin Sayings: Do we not find freedom along the guiding lines of discipline?
The practice of yoga induces a primary sense of measure and proportion. Reduced to our own body, our first instrument, we learn to play it, drawing from it maximum resonance and harmony. Yehudi Menuhin Sayings: The practice of yoga induces a primary sense of measure and proportion. Reduced to our
In reality, infinity is merely the distance to the heart of a stranger. Eternity is the moment of cognition. Yehudi Menuhin Sayings: In reality, infinity is merely the distance to the heart of a stranger. Eternity is
It is perhaps life's greatest accomplishment to live to old age, maintaining one's wits, one's sense of humor, one's health, and one's charm. Yehudi Menuhin Sayings: It is perhaps life's greatest accomplishment to live to old age, maintaining one's wits, one's
Music creates order out of chaos. Yehudi Menuhin Sayings: Music creates order out of chaos.
We embark unhesitatingly on the path, in a direction that is absolutely right and urgent, supported by everyone, in the knowledge that this path is but a learning process ... We have to keep on learning, creating, applying, by-passing, touching upon, refining and clarifying a number of notions and details that need to be improvised and applied and which, thank God, we cannot foresee. The only rigidity lies in our will, our conviction that we are on the right road and that our initiatives are most pressing. Yehudi Menuhin Sayings: We embark unhesitatingly on the path, in a direction that is absolutely right and urgent,
The violinist is that peculiarly human phenomenon distilled to a rare potency - half tiger, half poet. Yehudi Menuhin Sayings: The violinist is that peculiarly human phenomenon distilled to a rare potency - half tiger,
A way of life which excludes the realm of the unknown and the mysterious is simply not in harmony with life itself. Yehudi Menuhin Sayings: A way of life which excludes the realm of the unknown and the mysterious is
It is music that welds spiritual and sensual, that can convey ecstasy free of guilt, faith without dogma, love as homage, and a person at home with nature and the infinite. Yehudi Menuhin Sayings: It is music that welds spiritual and sensual, that can convey ecstasy free of guilt,
The violinist must possess the poet's gift of piercing the protective hide which grows on propagandists, stockbrokers and slave traders, to penetrate the deeper truth which lies within. Yehudi Menuhin Sayings: The violinist must possess the poet's gift of piercing the protective hide which grows on
Homeopathy is one of the few medical specialties which carries no penalties
only benefits.
Yehudi Menuhin Sayings: Homeopathy is one of the few medical specialties which carries no penalties only benefits.
Searching and the route we take are more important than making a find. Yehudi Menuhin Sayings: Searching and the route we take are more important than making a find.
There are no rules in the service of God, and this itself is no rule. Yehudi Menuhin Sayings: There are no rules in the service of God, and this itself is no rule.
Life is not a finished product, it is only what we make of it, and if we make nothing of it, someone else will, and we will be his slave. Yehudi Menuhin Sayings: Life is not a finished product, it is only what we make of it, and
To be an outstanding musician, you have to be very attentive to the smallest detail and willing to have infinite patience in the pursuit of your ideal. You require absolute control and professionalism. Yehudi Menuhin Sayings: To be an outstanding musician, you have to be very attentive to the smallest detail
It is a technique ideally suited to prevent physical and mental illness and to protect the body generally, developing an inevitable sense of self-reliance and assurance. Yehudi Menuhin Sayings: It is a technique ideally suited to prevent physical and mental illness and to protect
Everyone should in some way be creative, irrespective of the quality of that which he creates. Yehudi Menuhin Sayings: Everyone should in some way be creative, irrespective of the quality of that which he
A dream is unrehearsed. Yehudi Menuhin Sayings: A dream is unrehearsed.
Music is a therapy.It is a communication far more powerful than words, far more immediate, far more efficient. Yehudi Menuhin Sayings: Music is a therapy.It is a communication far more powerful than words, far more immediate,
To play great music, you must keep your eyes on a distant star. Yehudi Menuhin Sayings: To play great music, you must keep your eyes on a distant star.
Music lives and breathes to tell us who we are and what we face. It is a path between ourselves and the infinite. Yehudi Menuhin Sayings: Music lives and breathes to tell us who we are and what we face. It
Peace may sound simple - one beautiful word - but it requires everything we have, every quality, every strength, every dream, every high ideal. Yehudi Menuhin Sayings: Peace may sound simple - one beautiful word - but it requires everything we have,
Homeopathy is the safest and more reliable approach to ailments and has withstood the assaults of established medical practice for over 100 years Yehudi Menuhin Sayings: Homeopathy is the safest and more reliable approach to ailments and has withstood the assaults
A society without its dreamers can never be free. Yehudi Menuhin Sayings: A society without its dreamers can never be free.
We are full of rhythms ... our pulse, our gestures, our digestive tracts, the lunar and seasonal cycles. Yehudi Menuhin Sayings: We are full of rhythms ... our pulse, our gestures, our digestive tracts, the lunar