Quotes by Pablo Casals

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Pau Carlos Salvador Casals i Defill (December 29, 1876 October 22, 1973), commonly known as Pablo Casals, was a virtuoso Catalan cello player (and later conductor). He made many recordings throughout his career, of solo, chamber, and orchestral music, also as conductor, but Casals is best remembered for the recording of Bach's Cello Suites he made from 1936 to 1939. more

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I feel the capacity to care is the thing which gives life its deepest significance.

We ought to think that we are one of the leaves of a tree, and the tree is all humanity. We cannot live without the others, without the tree.
The first thing to do in life is to do with purpose what one purposes to do.
Let us not forget that the greatest composers were also the greatest thieves. They stole from everyone and everywhere.
Each person has inside a basic decency and goodness. If he listens to it and acts on it, he is giving a great deal of what it is the world needs most. It is not complicated but it takes courage. It takes courage for a person to listen to his own goodness and act on it.