Quotes by Polish authors
Reign of Fire is something I know how to do, because I've played tough so much.
Poland is not a very large country, but it's also not a small country.
My university organised a casting call for a film and I won the role. I played a character who was dying of cancer. I remember in the middle of shooting going, 'Oh my God! Why did I decide to do this?' But people noticed me in it and I started getting invited to castings.
I'm very open to fight Valentina Shevchenko. I always want to fight the best fighters and I think that she is one of the top female fighters in the world.
In a certain sense we can be proud to have introduced this hairstyle to Europe. 'Plica polonica' should be added to the list of our inventions, alongside crude oil, pierogi and vodka.
Slowly, step-by-step, I will reach my goals and my dreams.
I don't really like talking too much about myself, but I have this feeling that it's all clicking for me. It's all coming together.
Listen to the triple fugue in 'Magnificat' - the first subject is seven voices, the second one has 52 different voices, the third uses five; then I combine all together. Such textures you cannot call primitive.
I must never change my way - because of critics who may not like it - I preserve my language and my style.
I believe that any violation of privacy is nothing good.
Do people really want liberty, equality, fraternity? Is it not some manner of speaking?
I'm a pretty chaotic person, but I'm also a perfectionist. It's a very unfortunate mix.
Art is not journalism. In art, you don't make it to convey a message.
The Holocaust committed by the Nazis turned this country, where most of the European Jews used to live and where their culture used to flourish, into a massive grave. This is why initiatives to revive Jewish culture in Poland is so important.
I used to do most of my composing at a little table in a cafe. Composing for 52 instruments, I had to figure out how to accommodate myself to the small table.
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