"We are involved in a life that passes understanding and our highest business is our daily life."
"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect."John Cage on Mark Twain
"The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax."John Cage on Albert Einstein
"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure."John Cage on Colin Powell
"Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all."John Cage on Dale Carnegie
"If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance."John Cage on Abraham Lincoln
"The highest purpose is to have no purpose at all. This puts one in accord with nature, in her manner of operation."
"There is poetry as soon as we realize that we possess nothing."
"I have nothing to say, I am saying it, and that is poetry."