Archive for the ‘Wise Men and Women’ Category

Legend has it that prolific Jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt enchanted Andrés Segovia with a jazz crepuscule. After the captivating performance Segovia asked if he could take a peek at the sheet music. Django laughed and replied,

“I just made it up.”


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“In order for creativity to flourish and imagination to take hold, we …need to expose our children to the arts from a very young age.”

-First Lady Michelle Obama, speaking at the National Design Awards at the White House, July 24, 2009.

Photo Credit: Ron Edmonds/Associated Press

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Quote of the Day


Q: ” Excuse me. How do I get to Carnegie Hall?”

 A: “Practice, Practice, Practice.”

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Quote of the Day

Believe it or not, I can actually draw.”

-Michelangelo Buonarroti


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“If the riches of the Indies,

or the crowns of all the kingdoms of Europe

were laid at my feet

in exchange for my love of reading,

I would spurn them all.”

Francois Fenelon

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“It is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye.”

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“Develop an interest in life as you see it; the people, things, literature, music – the world is so rich, simply throbbing with rich treasures, beautiful souls and interesting people. Forget yourself. “ 

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