"The great thing in the world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving."
"While it is true that Frank had a great sense of humor, he was also very serious about composing music. In reality there are only a handful of skilled players who can play his most complex pieces. It takes a lot of patience to learn and requires a fantastic memory."
"I think Bach is equally a romantic composer because he laid the seeds harmonically for people like Chopin and the great Romantics, Brahms, so it's difficult to you know all this like labelling and putting - I think Bach is attractive to musicians because he supersedes the labels."
"Have the courage to be ignorant of a great number of things, in order to avoid the calamity of being ignorant of everything."
"Men are not great or small because of their material possessions. They are great or small because of what they are."
"Action is a great restorer and builder of confidence. Inaction is not only the result, but the cause, of fear. Perhaps the action you take will be successful perhaps different action or adjustments will have to follow. But any action is better than no action at all."
"It is great to be a blonde. With low expectations it's very easy to surprise people."
"I think that's what's great about being an actress is you get to learn so many different things like that, like learning a little bit of Tibetan here, learning a Southern accent there."
"I think all the knowledge and all the travels that I've done, I'm going to do a lot of great work in the future."
"Love and desire are the spirit's wings to great deeds."