Photo of composer, Franz Liszt

Franz Liszt Quotes

Franz Liszt was a Hungarian composer, pianist, conductor, music teacher, arranger, and organist of the Romantic era. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest pianists of all time. Liszt had over 700 compositions and was the author of books on Frédéric Chopin and Hungarian Roma music.

Image: Photo of composer, Franz Liszt

“A person of any mental quality has ideas of his own. This is common sense.”

“Real men are sadly lacking in this world, for when they are put to the test they prove worthless.”

“Sorrowful and great is the artist’s destiny.”

“Brahms’ Variations are better than mine, but mine were written before his.”

“Beware of missing chances; otherwise it may be altogether too late some day.”

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Richard J. Chandler, BA, MA Bachelor of Arts-Music & Master of Arts-Psychology