"The waltz is a very important part of my life. It's a very important way for me to express my positiveness, bringing humor to the world."
"A joke is a very serious thing."Andre Rieu on Winston Churchill
"Humor is mankind's greatest blessing."Andre Rieu on Mark Twain
"Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing."Andre Rieu on William James
"If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide."Andre Rieu on Mahatma Gandhi
"A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It's jolted by every pebble on the road."Andre Rieu on Henry Ward Beecher
"It is my personality alone that has brought back the waltz and made it a global craze."
"I was the black sheep of the family, and my mother never really understood me."
"I believe that music in itself heals and that everything is about the power of the mind. I thought if you are happy, you don't get ill. Your health is in your head. When you are satisfied with your work, you don't get ill."
"I'm an un-healable positive optimist."
"The waltz can be sad and at the same time uplifting. You have to see life from both sides, and the waltz encapsulates that. If you're in my audience you give yourself to me and the waltz will grab you."