Gustav Mahler was a celebrated Austrian romantic composer. He was also one of the leading conductors of his generation. He is accredited for acting as a bridge as a composer between modernism of the early 20th century and Austro-German tradition of the 19th century. He is renowned as one of the most influential and prominent symphonic composers of his time. His creations primarily comprised of symphonic and song cycles that postulated complex orchestral scores. He is also credited with introducing a number of distinctive styles as a composer which in turn laid an intense influence on Viennese composers. Here is a list of quotable quotations and sayings by the distinguished composer which have been extracted from his works, thoughts, compositions and life. Go through the corpus of quotes and thoughts by Gustav Mahler which are till date quoted extensively.