„Music is not a hobby, not even a passion with me; music is me. I feel what people get out of me is this outlook on life, which comes out in my music. My music is the last expression of all that.“
— Arthur Rubinstein Polish-American classical pianist 1887 - 1982
Attributed, John Guinn (December 22, 1982) "Rubinstein Was His Music", Detroit Free Press, p. 8D.