Student, "Listen, I want to tell you, I want you to be here every day with me. You have to come for my lesson every week, I hope you are here everyday. Unless (*holding my hand*) unless there is a big problem, or you're sick, or I am sick, or my house is on fire, or I...
The kind of epiphany that an incredibly inspiring teacher can give you - is like pores clogged with dirts finally got rinse away by a super deep cleanser, or a giant booger that got stuck in your nose for a very long long time finally got picked.
After so many years, Emerson String Quartet's Art of Fugue still melts my heart every single time I hear it... Ah.. my soul just got drawn away from my body, uplifted to the heaven, allured to and soaked in the mystery of the unfinished piece..
It must be that I've done something incredibly heroic in my past life, that I deserve the chance to listen to Murray Perahia in live concert. After 24 hours, I still can't believe it's real - he played right in front of me.