The purity of talent must be balanced with the experience of hard work.
Irrationally held truths may be more harmful than reasoned errors.
— Thomas H. Huxley
Every composer knows the anguish and despair occasioned by forgetting ideas which one had no time to write down.
— Hector Berlioz
Just because your voice reaches halfway around the world doesn’t mean you are wiser than when it reached only to the end of the bar.
— Edward R. Murrow
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
— Samuel Johnson
Bias which works in my favour is perfectly acceptable.