Ned Rorem Quotes

Ned Rorem Quotes: Divine fires do not blaze each day, but an artist functions in their afterglow hoping for their recurrence.
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Ned Rorem Quote: composition is notation of distortion of what composers think they've heard before. Masterpieces are marvelous misquotations.
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Quotes about Ned Rorem: An artist doesn't necessarily have deeper feelings than other people, but he can express these feelings. He is like everyone else-only more so! He speaks with a Formal Sigh.
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Quote about Ned Rorem: I don't go to concerts much. I've heard everything. When I do go to movies, I walk out half the time. As for literature, I've read everything.
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Ned Rorem Sayings: Nothing is a waste that makes a memory.
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Ned Rorem Saying: Artists, by definition innocent, don't steal. But they do borrow without giving back.
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Sayings about Ned Rorem: Don't be too dismissive of children. While it's true that few children are artists, all artists are children.
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Saying about Ned Rorem: The art of translation lies less in knowing the other language than in knowing your own.
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Ned Rorem Quotes: Sooner or later you've heard all your best friends have to say. Then comes the tolerance of real love.
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Ned Rorem Quote: Arguably, no artist grows up: If he sheds the perceptions of childhood, he ceases being an artist.
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Quotes about Ned Rorem: The Great don't innovate, they fertilize seeds planted by lackeys, they leave to others the inhaling of the flowers whose roots they've manured. A deceptive memory may be the key to their originality.
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