17 Quotes by Arthur Rubinstein

Arthur Rubinstein was a Polish-American classical pianist who is considered one of the greatest pianists of the 20th century. He performed around the world and recorded extensively, earning numerous awards and accolades throughout his career. Rubinstein was known for his technical skill and interpretive abilities, and his performances of the music of Chopin and other Romantic composers were particularly celebrated. He was also a supporter of Israel and performed many benefit concerts for the country throughout his career. Rubinstein's recordings continue to be admired for their artistry and musicianship. (Bio)

Arthur Rubinstein Quotes

I have found that if you love life, life will love you back. (Meaning)

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Of course there is no formula for success, except perhaps an unconditional acceptance of life, and what it brings

Don't tell me how talented you are. Tell me how hard you work.

Most people ask for happiness on condition. Happiness can only be felt if you don't set any condition. (Meaning)

Love life and life will love you back. Love people and they will love you back.

To be alive, to able to see, to walk...it's all a miracle. I have adapted the technique of living life from miracle to miracle.

What good are vitamins? Eat a lobster, eat a pound of caviar - live! If you are in love with a beautiful blonde with an empty face and no brains at all, don't be afraid. Marry her! Live!

...no formula for success [exists] except, perhaps, an unconditional acceptance of life and what it brings." "I accept life unconditionally. Most people ask for happiness on condition. Happiness can only be felt if you don't set any condition.

You cannot play the piano well unless you are singing within you.

We only begin to live life when we learn to accept it on its own terms.

Sometimes I think, not so much am I a pianist, but a vampire. All my life I have lived off the blood of Chopin.

When I play, I make love – it is the same thing.

The seasons are what a symphony ought to be: four perfect movements in harmony with each other.

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People are always setting conditions for happiness... I love life without condition.

I am tired before the concert, not afterward.

Even when I'm sick and depressed, I love life.

When I was young, I used to have successes with women because I was young. Now I have successes with women because I am old. Middle age was the hardest part.

― Arthur Rubinstein Quotes

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