"Music is at once the product of feeling and knowledge, for it requires from its disciples, composers and performers alike, not only talent and enthusiasm, but also that knowledge and perception which are the result of protracted study and reflection."
"The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination."Alban Berg on Albert Einstein
"Information is not knowledge."Alban Berg on Albert Einstein
"A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots."Alban Berg on Marcus Garvey
"Knowledge of what is does not open the door directly to what should be."Alban Berg on Albert Einstein
"Ignorance is the curse of God knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven."Alban Berg on William Shakespeare
"I can tell you, dearest friend, that if it became known how much friendship, love and a world of human and spiritual references I have smuggled into these three movements, the adherents of programme music - should there be any left - would go mad with joy."