Benjamin Britten Quotes

"Composing is like driving down a foggy road toward a house. Slowly you see more details of the house-the color of the slates and bricks, the shape of the windows. The notes are the bricks and the mortar of the house."
- Benjamin Britten
(Related: Driving, Road, Windows)

"The old idea of a composer suddenly having a terrific idea and sitting up all night to write it is nonsense. Nighttime is for sleeping."
- Benjamin Britten
(Related: Idea, Night, Nonsense, Old)

"These two are not two Love has made them one Amo Ergo Sum! And by its mystery Each is no less but more."
- Benjamin Britten
(Related: Love, Mystery)