"I hate this fast growing tendency to chain men to machines in big factories and deprive them of all joy in their efforts - the plan will lead to cheap men and cheap products."
"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men."Richard Wagner on Frederick Douglass
"I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman."Richard Wagner on Anais Nin
"Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance."Richard Wagner on Oscar Wilde
"Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?"Richard Wagner on Confucius
"Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men."Richard Wagner on Mahatma Gandhi
"Even if I know I shall never change the masses, never transform anything permanent, all I ask is that the good things also have their place, their refuge."
"Imagination creates reality."
"Divorce is one of the most financially traumatic things you can go through. Money spent on getting mad or getting even is money wasted."
"I write music with an exclamation point!"