KODALY

We should read music in the same way that an educated adult will read a book:  in silence, but imagining the sound.  (1954)

Let us take our children seriously! Everything else follows from this...only the best is good enough for a child. (1941)

And I would advise my young colleagues, the composers of symphonies, to drop in sometimes at the kindergarten, too. It is there that it is decided whether there will be anybody to understand their works in twenty years' time. (1957)

Real art is one of the most powerful forces in the rise of mankind, and he who renders it accessible to as many people as possible is a benefactor of humanity.  (1954)