"I think Bach is equally a romantic composer because he laid the seeds harmonically for people like Chopin and the great Romantics, Brahms, so it's difficult to you know all this like labelling and putting - I think Bach is attractive to musicians because he supersedes the labels."
"Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say good night till it be morrow."Nigel Kennedy on William Shakespeare
"Deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance."Nigel Kennedy on Oscar Wilde
"The word 'romance,' according to the dictionary, means excitement, adventure, and something extremely real. Romance should last a lifetime."Nigel Kennedy on Billy Graham
"A tramp, a gentleman, a poet, a dreamer, a lonely fellow, always hopeful of romance and adventure."Nigel Kennedy on Charlie Chaplin
"Romantic love is mental illness. But it's a pleasurable one. It's a drug. It distorts reality, and that's the point of it. It would be impossible to fall in love with someone that you really saw."Nigel Kennedy on Fran Lebowitz
"I'm always improving and I want to get better and never hit a plateau. I find it an amazing adventure."