Jeder kann Musik machen. Musik zu machen, die die Herzen der Menschen berührt, ist eine ganz andere Sache.
Anybody can write music of a sort. But touching the public heart is quite another thing.MusikJohn Philip Sousa
Solange Menschen ihn durch ihre Füße hören, statt durch ihre Köpfe, wird der Jazz weiter bestehen.
Jazz will endure just as long people hear it through their feet instead of their brains.Jazz, FüßeJohn Philip Sousa
Remember always that the composer's pen is still mightier than the bow of the violinist; in you lie all the possibilities of the creation of beauty.John Philip Sousa
I have always believed that 98% of a student's progress is due to his own efforts, and 2% to his teacher.John Philip Sousa
Any composer who is gloriously conscious that he is a composer must believe that he receives his inspiration from a source higher than himself.John Philip Sousa