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I never was very capable of expressing my feelings or emotions in words. I dont know whether this is the cause why I did
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"I never was very capable of expressing my feelings or emotions in words. I don't know whether this is the cause why I did it in music and also why I did it in painting. Or vice versa: That I had this way as an outlet. I could renounce expressing something in words"

- Arnold Schoenberg

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In this quote, composer and painter Arnold Schoenberg reviews his battles with expressing his emotions through words. He acknowledges that he has never been skilled at verbalizing his sensations, and questions if this is why he turned to music and painting as a way of expression. He suggests that possibly his failure to articulate his emotions led him to find alternative outlets for his creativity. Schoenberg likewise indicates that he finds solace in being able to express himself through music and painting, as it enables him to communicate without the limitations of language. In general, this quote highlights the power of art as a form of psychological expression and the distinct methods which individuals may select to communicate their innermost thoughts and sensations.

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Austria Flag This quote is written / told by Arnold Schoenberg between September 13, 1874 and July 13, 1951. He was a famous Composer from Austria. The author also have 1 other quotes.

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