Never look at the trombones; it only encourages them. –Richard Strauss.
I may not be a first-rate composer, but I am a first-class second-rate composer. -Richard Strauss
The human voice is the most beautiful instrument of all, but it is the most difficult to play. –Richard Strauss
He’d be better off shoveling snow. –Richard Strauss on Arnold Schoenberg
Building brand name is key. That’s what America is all about. –Richard Strauss
Of everything I have written, it’s the songs I like best. –Richard Strauss