"Love cannot express the idea of music, while music may give an idea of love."
"One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain."Hector Berlioz on Bob Marley
"If music be the food of love, play on."Hector Berlioz on William Shakespeare
"Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything."Hector Berlioz on Plato
"Without music, life would be a mistake."Hector Berlioz on Friedrich Nietzsche
"I was born with music inside me. Music was one of my parts. Like my ribs, my kidneys, my liver, my heart. Like my blood. It was a force already within me when I arrived on the scene. It was a necessity for me-like food or water."Hector Berlioz on Ray Charles
"At least I have the modesty to admit that lack of modesty is one of my failings."
"Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils."