Understanding the world

“If we understood the world, we would realize that there is a logic of harmony underlying its manifold apparent dissonances.”

Jean Sibelius, in conversation with Gustav Mahler, 1907.

Cited in: Henry Thomas & Dana Lee Thomas Living Biographies of Great Composers. Garden City (NY): Blue Ribbon, [1940] 1946) p. 309.  [Cited at Wikiquote.]