JOHN VALERIO MUSIC

 jbvalerio@mac.com

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes

-Marcel Proust

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I’ve found you’ve got to look back at the old things and see them in a new light.

-John Coltrane


Imagination is more important than knowledge.

-Albert Einstein


The artist has to look at everything as though he saw it for the first time; he has to look at life as he did when he was a child. . . . The first step toward creation is to see everything as it really is, and that demands a constant effort.

-Henri Matisse 


When you play music, you discover a part of yourself that you never knew existed.

– Bill Evans


The prayer of the monk is not perfect until he no longer recognizes himself or the fact that he is praying.

-St. Anthony


At the point when sleep has not yet come and wakefulness vanishes, being is revealed.

-Shiva   


...music heard so deeply
That it is not heard at all, but you are the music
While the music lasts.

- T.S. Eliot