Quotes by Oliver Sacks

Oliver Sacks
Every act of perception, is to some degree an act of creation, and every act of memory is to some degree an act of imagination. |

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My religion is nature. That’s what arouses those feelings of wonder and mysticism and gratitude in me. |

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Music, uniquely among the arts, is both completely abstract and profoundly emotional. It has no power to represent anything particular or external, but it has a unique power to express inner states or feelings. Music can pierce the heart directly; it needs no mediation. |

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