„¡Y yo aquí, condenado a la inacción! Me sucede a veces que no puedo por menos de suspirar y, penetrado de dolor, vierto en el piano mi desesperación.“

—  Frédéric Chopin

Fuente: Rubio Tovar, Joaquín (1981), «Chopin, poeta del piano», Los Grandes Compositores, Navarra: Salvat, S. A. de Ediciones, ISBN 84-7137-457-9

„Play Mozart in memory of me— and I will hear you.“

—  Frédéric Chopin

Murmured by Chopin on his death-bed.
Fuente: The opera reader, Biancolli, 1953, p. 271

„I wish I could throw off the thoughts which poison my happiness.“

—  Frédéric Chopin

As quoted in Chopin.
Variant translation: I wish I could throw off the thoughts which poison my happiness. And yet I take a kind of pleasure in indulging them.
Variante: I wish I could throw off the thoughts that poison my happiness, and yet I love to indulge in them;
Fuente: Chopin's Letters

„Time is still the best critic, and patience the best teacher.“

—  Frédéric Chopin

As quoted in Chopin : Pianist and Teacher as Seen by His Pupils.
Fuente: Chopin : Pianist and Teacher as Seen by His Pupils (1986) by Jean-Jacques Eigeldinger, Roy Howat, Naomi Shohet, and Krysia Osostowicz, p. 23

„You already know when I'm writing, so don't be surprised if it's short and dry, because I'm too hungry to write anything fat“

—  Frédéric Chopin

As quoted in his letter to Jan Bialoblocki, written in Zelazowa Wola and dated back to December 24th 1826[citation needed]

„Concerts are never real music, you have to give up the idea of hearing in them all the most beautiful things of art.“

—  Frédéric Chopin

Said to one of his students, according to "Chopin: Pianist and Teacher: As Seen by His Pupils" by Jean-Jacques Eigeldinger

„Sometimes I can only groan, and suffer, and pour out my despair at the piano!“

—  Frédéric Chopin

As quoted in Chopin and the Swedish Nightingale.
Fuente: Jorgensen's Chopin and the Swedish Nightingale (2003), p. 26

„I dream music but I cannot make any because here there are not any pianos . . . in this respect this is a savage country.“

—  Frédéric Chopin

Letter to Camille Pleyel.
Contexto: My piano has not yet arrived. How did you send it? By Marseilles or by Perpignan? I dream music but I cannot make any because here there are not any pianos... in this respect this is a savage country.

„I love to indulge it, even though it may be all wrong.“

—  Frédéric Chopin

As quoted when he talked about his piano concerto, op.11.
Contexto: Here you doubtless observe my tendency to do wrong against my will. As something has involuntarily crept into my head through my eyes, I love to indulge it, even though it may be all wrong.

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