“Isolation is the one sure way to human happiness.”

“The purpose of art is not the release of a momentary ejection of adrenaline but is, rather, the gradual, lifelong construction of a state of wonder and serenity.”




“Just as my fingers on these keys

Make music, so the selfsame sounds

On my spirit make a music, too.

Music is feeling, then, not sound.”

WONDROUS STRANGE: The Life and Art of Glenn Gould