»[Music] takes us out of the actual and whispers to us dim secrets that startle our wonder as to who we are, and for what, whence, and whereto.«

»Art is a jealous mistress, and if a man has a genius for painting, poetry, music, architecture or philosophy, he makes a bad husband and an ill provider.«

»Sugar is not so sweet to the palate as sound to the healthy ear.«

»Music causes us to think eloquently.«