Only he who walks his own way,
cannot be overtaken by anybody.

Marlon Brando

What is it that makes an artist?
When is he unique?

Others sing higher, faster, longer – inspiration alone is individual.

Big events, as well as insignificant moments – anything and everything can influence our (artistic) personality.

Read here what motivates me, makes me laugh or muse.
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.

Albert Einstein

To stop when one is tired - that's freedom.

Josef Irgmaier

I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.

Jorge Luis Borges

It's not ultimately about us, so perhaps the boss is in fact the composer and we are just serving managers or office workers or cleaners or tea ladies - depending on what part we have to play in the overall picture.

Evelyn Tubb

Art is the only way to run away without leaving home.

Twyla Tharp

A really good idea is to be identified as its implementation seems to be impossible in the first place.

Albert Einstein

A language is a dialect with an army and a flot.

Max Weinreich

Nothing is so urgent that it might not become even more urgent by being left lying around.


Tre cose ci sono rimaste del paradiso: le stelle, i fiori e i bambini.

Dante Alighieri

Krone richten


Art is nice but it means a lot of work.

Karl Valentin

Die Kunst ist eben keine hübsche Zuwaage - sie ist die Nabelschnur, die uns mit dem Göttlichen verbindet, sie garantiert unser Mensch-Sein.

Nicolaus Harnoncourt

Nobody knows death and nobody knows whether it is not the biggest present for man. Yet it is feared as if it was certainly the worst of all evils.


I do take my work seriously and the way to do that is not to take yourself too seriously.

Alan Rickman

Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.


Io non so gridare ... canto.


Lieber endlos lange reden als einen Tag Krieg.

Kurt Schumacher


Die Arche wurde von Laien gebaut,
die Titanic von Fachleuten.


The grass doesn’t grow any faster if you pull it.

from China

At the end of the game, pawn and king are returned to the same box.


You must be the change you want to see in the world.

Mahatma Gandhi

Who can sing, can also play soccer. Yes, that’s how it is.

Matthias Zimmermann

Jedes Ding hat drei Seiten,
eine positive, eine negative und eine komische.

Karl Valentin

Don't worry about the world coming to an end today.
It's already tomorrow in Australia.

Charles Schultz

Kunstproduktion beruht auf dem permanenten Ausnahmezustand.

Bert Neumann

An empty stomach is not a good political advisor.

Albert Einstein