Leonard Bernstein Quotes (21 quotes)
“A liberal is a man or a woman or a child who looks forward to a better day, a more tranquil night, and a bright, infinite future.”
Leonard Bernstein, statement of 1953, quoted in A Wonderful Life : 50 Eulogies to Lift the Spirit (2006) by Cyrus M. Copeland, p. 190
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsLeonard Bernstein
Born: August 25, 1918
Died: October 14, 1990 (aged 72)
Bio: Leonard Bernstein was an American composer, conductor, author, music lecturer and pianist. He was among the first conductors born and educated in the United States of America to receive worldwide acclaim. According to The New York Times, he was one of the most prodigiously talented and successful musicians in American history.
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“Before the Barn-Door crowing, The Cock by Hens attended, His Eyes around him throwing, Stands for a while suspended: Then One he singles from the Crew, And cheers the happy Hen; With how do you do, and how do you do, And how do you do again.”
— John Gay