Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
John Erskine
John Erskine
John Erskine.
BornOctober 5, 1879
New York, New York
DiedJune 2, 1951
New York, New York
American musician and educator. President of the Juilliard School of Music 1928-1937. Author of The Private Life of Helen of Troy (1925) and What Is Music? (1944).

The repository contains two quotes from John Erskine.


Opinion is that exercise of the human will which helps us to make a decision without information.

Art and Music

Music is the only language in which you cannot say a mean or sarcastic thing.