Franz Liszt Quotes

- Notable Franz Liszt Quotes Index -

Born: October 22, 1811, Raiding, Austria
Birth Country: Austria
Died: Bayreuth, Germany, July 31, 1886
Occupation: Composer

I did not compose my work as one might put on a church vestment... rather it sprung from the truly fervent faith of my heart, such as I have felt it since my childhood.
- Franz Liszt

It is impossible to imagine a more complete fusion with nature than that of the Gypsy.
- Franz Liszt

Life is only a long and bitter suicide, and faith alone can transform this suicide into a sacrifice.
- Franz Liszt

Mournful and yet grand is the destiny of the artist.
- Franz Liszt

Real men are sadly lacking in this world, for when they are put to the test they prove worthless.
- Franz Liszt

Supreme serenity still remains the Ideal of great Art. The shapes and transitory forms of life are but stages toward this Ideal, which Christ's religion illuminates with His divine light.
- Franz Liszt

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