It’s all too easy to focus on the bad and ugly and deceit in the world. But let’s never forget the other side.
Mozart’s Top 3 Tips for Making Your Own Kind of Music (this links to the full post)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart seemed to live a pretty fast and quick life. He started writing his own music when he was just four years old. When he was six he played violin to the emperor of Austria. At 14 he wrote music for Milan Opera. As an adult he worked at a furious pace. By the end of his life he had written over 600 pieces of music. A life that ended early, just before his 36′th birthday.
- “I pay no attention whatever to anybody’s praise or blame. I simply follow my own feelings.”
- “One must not make oneself cheap here – that is a cardinal point – or else one is done. Whoever is most impertinent has the best chance.”
- “When I am travelling in a carriage, or walking after a good meal, or during the night when I cannot sleep; it is on such occasions that ideas flow best and most abundantly.”